Last weekend I had the chance to visit Hiroshima and Miyajima, two of the places I most wanted to visit in Japan. It was a two day trip which first day was spent in Hiroshima, and the second in Miyajima, where stands my beloved Itsukushima Shrine. The first day was… shocking. Visiting the Peace Memorial … More Reborn from Ashes
No passado fim de semana de 12-13 de maio de 2017, Portugal fez mais uma vez história naquele que é um evento muito querido para todos os portugueses. Apesar de Portugal nunca ter ganho o Festival da Canção da Eurovisão em 53 anos de participação, este foi o nosso ano, tal como o ano passado … More Mais uma vez, gritou-se PORTUGAL
Pom Poko (平成狸合戦ぽんぽこ, Heisei Tanuki Gassen Ponpoko, lit. “Heisei-era Raccoon Dog War Ponpoko”) is a 1994 Japanese animated fantasy film, written and directed by Takahata Isao and animated by Studio Ghibli. Consistent with Japanese folklore, the tanuki (Japanese raccoon dogs) are portrayed as a highly sociable, mischievous species, which are able to use “illusion science” … More Studio Ghibli: Pom Poko (平成狸合戦ぽんぽこ)
Ocean Waves, also known as I Can Hear the Sea (海がきこえる, Umi ga Kikoeru, lit. I can hear the sea), is a 1993 Japanese anime television film produced by Studio Ghibli. Directed by Mochizuki Tomomi and written by Nakamura Kaori, the film is based on the novel of the same name by Himuro Saeko. The … More Studio Ghibli: Ocean Waves (海がきこえる)
Kids on the Slope (坂道のアポロンSakamichi no Aporon, lit. “Apollo on the Slope”) is a Japanese manga series by Kodama Yuki. An anime television series adaptation of the same name aired in 2012, directed by Watanabe Shinichirō. The beginning of summer, 1966; because of his father’s job situation, freshman high school student Nishimi Kaoru moves by … More Anime: Kids on the Slope (坂道のアポロン)
6 years after the Tohoku Great Earthquake, let us not forget. Let us remind of everything we have been doing, and make an effort to build a better future.
My Neighbors the Yamadas(ホーホケキョとなりの山田くん, Hōhokekyo Tonari no Yamada-kun) is a 1999 Japanese animated comedy film written and directed by Takahata Isao (高畑 勲) and produced by Studio Ghibli. Unlike the other films of Studio Ghibli, the film is presented in a stylized comic strip aesthetic, a departure from the traditional anime style of the studio’s other … More Studio Ghibli: My Neighbors the Yamadas (ホーホケキョとなりの山田くん)