The Asian Cinema Critic
In which nothing actually happens.
Studio Ponoc shows us what it has to offer with this hour-long trio of short films.
Men really are pigs in Hayao Miyazaki’s aviation adventure.
A thrown-away TV learns it has outlived its usefulness in Takuya Inaba’s bittersweet animated short.
Godzilla's animated trilogy has been disappointing. Can it end on a high?
Things get really weird in Lupin III’s first animated theatrical film.
The night is young in Masaaki Yuasa’s fun, strange romantic fantasy.
The middle part of Godzilla’s anime trilogy might be the biggest downer in his entire filmography.
Director Makoto Shinkai brings us a triptych of drama, in his seminal anime film.
Nostalgia is everywhere in this triptych of Chinese lives.
Kobun Shizuno and Hiroyuki Seshita’s kaiju opener is a tedious but promising start to a trilogy.
China’s first feature-length animated film is, naturally, based off one of its most beloved tales. How does it hold up?
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