The Dark Side of Stan Culture: Perfect Blue

There are some films that work best as shock-thrillers. Others accurately depict a slice of life. Still, others offer such lush visuals that viewers can forget they are watching an animated film. Very rarely does a film come around that combines these aspects. Perfect Blue is all these and more.  Perfect Blue is a movie … Read more

Bishounen in Focus: Mikagami Tokiya (Flame of Recca)

Profile  Age: 17 Gender: Male Eyes: Blue Hair: Black Blood Type: A Birthday: November 13 Zodiac Sign: Scorpio Weapon: Ensui Seiyuu: Midorikawa Hikaru Relatives: 1 Sister (Mifuyu Mikagami, deceased), no mention of parents nor other relatives Mentor In Ensui: Meguri Kyoza History And Present  When Tokiya was a child, he was with his sister when … Read more

Cowboy Bebop: Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door [Recommendation]

I must say, this movie is definitely not for kids. I’m not referring to the violence and the sexual innuendo that gave the film an “R” rating. What made Cowboy Bebop a film for adults is its mood and plot.  SOME LINKS IN THIS POST ARE AFFILIATE LINKS. I MAY EARN A SMALL COMMISSION IF … Read more