Category Archives: Japanese

Around the World with Dot/Dot and Santa Claus (1981) – By Michael C. Bungay


Following on from my review of ‘Dot and the Kangaroo’ (1977), I have since managed to find the time to watch each of the eight sequels that followed. Therefore, I have compiled a full run-down of the sequels to the … Continue reading

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Pokémon XY Anime Promo


Originally posted on buttonmasher:
A new promo trailer has been released for the upcoming new Pokémon XY anime series, which will be airing on October 17, 2013, accompanied with the release of the new Pokémon X and Pokémon Y games…

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WHO’S LEFT BEHIND? – KAYOKO’S DIARY (1991)


The 2010’s have very much marked the beginning of my adventure into the world of World War 2 themed Japanese Anime films. After reviewing Studio Ghibli’s ‘Grave of the Fireflies’ (1988) in 2010 and the ‘Barefoot Gen’ films (1983 and … Continue reading

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Money – By Michael C. Bungay


Originally published on 20th August 2013. If I had money and lots of it, I would spend some but not all of it on a luxury sportscar, getting a much bigger house and going abroad to places like Japan and … Continue reading

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“Barefoot Gen”


Originally posted on The View from This Seat (supplementary blog):
Tomorrow, August 6, is the 68th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. When the bomb exploded at 8:15 on that hot August morning in 1945, Keiji Nakazawa was on…

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Hiroshima & Nagasaki


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FORMULA 1 2013: A PREVIEW BY MICHAEL C. BUNGAY


After an absolutely enthralling 2012 Formula 1 Season that saw 8 different winners (including an unprecedented 7 from the 1st 7 races) the most since 2003 and an unprecedented 6 World Champions competing, the F1 circus resumes in earnest on … Continue reading

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