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ゴジラ . . . ですか? The arrival of SHIN GODZILLA version 2.0

ゴジラ . . . ですか? The arrival of SHIN GODZILLA version 2.0

Directors Hideaki ANNO and Shinji HIGUCHI’s multi-Japan Academy Prize-winning smash Shin Godzilla received its much-anticipated home video debut earlier this week, though not quite in the form fans might have been expecting. As the special edition Blu-ray booklet notes, the original theatrical Shin Godzilla has received an […]

「シン・ゴジラ」 Shin Godzilla

「シン・ゴジラ」 Shin Godzilla

It’s been three days now since I caught up to Toho Co.’s big-deal series reboot Shin Godzilla. While my thoughts on the film are still running ramshackle through my brain I felt it pertinent to put them to paper none the less, particularly since I’ll be attending […]

Ici, c’est Pepsi

Ici, c’est Pepsi

An animated moment from Daiei Company’s 1970 children’s drama The Little Hero (Boku wa Go-sai / I am Five), a feel-good yarn about a young boy who embarks on a four-hundred kilometer pilgrimage to find his widowed working-class father in Ōsaka. The Pepsi signage is one of the clues the boy […]