Anime: Kokurikozaka Kara

The latest movie from Studio Ghibli is more commonly known by its English name ‘From up on Poppy Hill’. I have been looking forward to it ever since it came out and now that it has been subbed, it was with much joy that I finally watched it. There are two comparisons the movie draws … Continue reading

Anime: Whisper of the heart

After watching My neighbours the Yamadas, I couldn’t help wanting to watch more Studio Ghibli films. There’s a quality about them that makes them classics which you can watch again and again and again. Much like Disney films, but I love Disney movies more because of all the musical numbers than the actual stories themselves. So … Continue reading

Anime: My Neighbours the Yamadas

When I was young, I fell in love I asked my sweetheart what lies ahead Will we have rainbows, day after day Here’s what my sweetheart said. Que Sera, Sera, Whatever will be, will be The future’s not ours, to see Que Sera, Sera What will be, will be. This particular Studio Ghibli movie is different … Continue reading

Anime: Iblard Jikan

Have you ever just sat inside on a rainy day and watched the rain outside, perhaps listening to your favourite music, your hands warmed with your favourite hot drink? That’s the feeling I got when watching Iblard Jikan. If you like going to museums and appreciating art, then this anime is for you. There’s no real … Continue reading

Anime: Karigurashi no Arrietty

Also known as the borrower Arrietty in english, it’s the latest studio Ghibli movie, adapted from the book “the borrowers afield”. It’s not a true adaptation, no studio Ghibli has ever been a true adaptation, but like all studio Ghibli movies it’s very endearing. I have to admit that’s what i like most about studio Ghibli films, they always seem to … Continue reading