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At nearly two years after 5 Centimeters Per Second's theatrical release in Japan, it would be fair to say that this is a pretty late review. Usually I would shift the blame for that on to how the whole localisation ...Read More

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That's right folks, February 28 is the First Annual Global Makoto Shinkai Day, organised by the wonderful fansite Cherry Blossoms Falling. Plus, controversial anime steaming site Crunchyroll will apparently be offering all the director's movies available for free for those ...Read More

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...which is on 28th February, apparently. At least according to Makoto Shinkai fansite Cherry Blossoms Falling, who are organising this (probably less than official) event. According to this post: In order to celebrate the works of Makoto Shinkai we've decided to ...Read More

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Regular readers will already know about my love for Voices of a Distant Star director Makoto Shinkai's work, so will understand why I'm pissed with Canadian anime fans right now. Not that the lucky bastards have done anything wrong, ...Read More

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A quick heads up for all you London based otaku - or even those of you with only a passing interest in anime - acclaimed auteur Makoto Shinkai will be presenting a screening of his latest film Five Centimeters a ...Read More