Month: May 2018

5 ANIME MOVIES THAT CHANGED ME AS A PERSON

As far as movies can go and influence a huge community, sometimes they touch you in a rather personal level. I started watching anime when i was a teenager and since then it has taught me things no one else could have taught. I feel connected to the characters and i learn through their experiences as they transcend throughout the story. Out of all the other things that i have learned from anime, which i will mention later, the most important thing is how important it is to empathise with others before judging them. It has always made me...

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MOVIE REVIEW- ONLY YESTERDAY

As an introduction, Only Yesterday is a Studio Ghibli’s 1991 animation about a working woman in Tokyo, lost in childhood memories. It is an utterly beguiling classic, delicate, charming and tender, an animation that draws on the “family movie” tradition of Japan’s classic live-action cinema. The story goes this way, Taeko is a single woman in her late 20s who works in a Tokyo office, with family and co-workers making impertinent comments about her unmarried status. She takes a holiday in the country that reminds her of her childhood, and with utterly confident directness Takahata takes us back to...

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