Kisaragi (JPN, 2007)

While browsing streaming sites on the net, I stumbled upon this movie on VIKI.com. Kisaragi is a movie about five Kisaragi Miki's fans ~ a D-rated idol ~ who finally decided to meet and commemorate the first anniversary of her death. Hm, sounds quirky, eh? With the premise combined with casts like Shun Oguri and … Continue reading Kisaragi (JPN, 2007)

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Children Who Chase Lost Voices from Deep Below (JPN, 2011)

Who is the famous animator from Japan? I believe that many of you will answer Hayao Miyazaki, ne? Miyazaki-sensei and Studio Ghibli has been known worldwide and set standards of a great animation. However, in Japan, there is a man who has been called as "The Next Miyazaki": Makoto Shinkai. "She and Her Cat" and  "Voices … Continue reading Children Who Chase Lost Voices from Deep Below (JPN, 2011)

King (IDN, 2009)

After I watched Ping Pong, I'm curious about Badminton movie. Badminton is one of popular sports in Indonesia and the one that made Indonesian proud because there are notable world champions from our country (though that isn't likely again now, sigh). So, bought its original DVD: KING. Directed by Ari Sihasale, does the movie succeed … Continue reading King (IDN, 2009)

Ping Pong (JPN, 2002)

For these last few months, I can't watch movie in front of my computer patiently without fast forwarding. However, this 2002 Japan sports movie succeed glue me to my seat and made me able to fight the urge to fast forwarding because, IMHO, the movie has a unique way to make us wonder, what will happen … Continue reading Ping Pong (JPN, 2002)

Way of Blue Sky (JPN, 2005)

Hi, everyone. Dhitzunako is back in reviewing eiga (japan movies). ^^ As part of my participation in World Cinema Series (my apologize to Caroline, sorry for being late in posting 🙂 ), I'd like to take you to Japan, where slice-of-life teen movies are common. One of them is Way of Blue Sky. Let's check … Continue reading Way of Blue Sky (JPN, 2005)

Kimi no Tomodachi (JPN, 2008)

Finally, my treasure hunting ended up few weeks ago after some searching here and there. ^^ Yay! I've finished watching Kimi no Tomodachi a.k.a. Your Friends (a.k.a Kimi's Friends, which is, IMHO, a false translation over the net) and am satisfied. If you're tired of cheesy love story, massive brutal action scenes, excessive lusts that … Continue reading Kimi no Tomodachi (JPN, 2008)