Akira

Sound + Vision, Words + Pictures

Sound + Vision, Words + Pictures

For some artists, music spurs their creativity... Read More »

Review(s): The BFI Film Classics Series

Review(s): The BFI Film Classics Series

An overview of the British Film Institute's Classic Film Series for science fiction, from Palgrave/MacMillan Read More »

Why Hollywood Needs to Stay Out of Anime (At Least For Now)

Why Hollywood Needs to Stay Out of Anime (At Least For Now)

Media apologists everywhere would have you believe that Hollywood only runs the way that it does because of this concept called "marketability." We could never have Asian-American headliners in an Akira movie because we don't have enough big-name As... Read More »

Why “I Don’t Like Anime” Doesn’t Really Make Sense

Why “I Don’t Like Anime” Doesn’t Really Make Sense

Morgana Santilli discusses etiquette of how to say you aren't interested in anime, and the prejudice you show in saying you don't like anime. Read More »

Review – Anime by Colin Odell & Michelle Le Blanc

Review – Anime by Colin Odell & Michelle Le Blanc

Anime is not intended as a definitive guide, but as wide ranging introduction to the field. Even so, seasoned anime watchers will find the book valuable for the opinions expressed Read More »

Anime Neverland

Anime Neverland

One of the challenges of liking anime is having to sometimes admit that you prefer cartoons to more “grown up” forms of entertainment.  And sometimes you can defend yourself with a really adult title like Akira or Vampire Hunter D, but so... Read More »