Tag: Japan

Junji Ito at TCAF

Minovsky livetweets the Junji Ito event at the Toronto Comic Arts Festival. “Junji Ito did not realize that people considered his work to be body horror until he read his own Wikipedia page. ‘Yeah, I guess that fits.’”

“10 Years with Hayao Miyazaki”

So far 2 episodes of the NHK documentary 10 Years With Hayao Miyazaki are online. Watch here. “An exclusive 4-part documentary chronicling the creative process of the legendary Japanese filmmaker. He is shown as a passionate artisan, a steadfast trailblazer, and a father butting heads with his son.”

Forgotten Women of Genre

For Women’s History Month, SyFy Fangrrls has created a limited podcast series focusing on “Forgotten Women of Genre,” women who deserve more recognition for their contribution to genre, including: Pauline Hopkins, Lotte Reiniger, Leigh Brackett, Hannah Beachler, Shirley Walker, Marie Severin, Meiko Kaji, Marcia Lucas, Nicole Perlman, Delia […]

10 Comics I Liked in 2018

Usually, when I share my “10 Comics I Liked” lists, I try to write about comics I haven’t written about before or at least haven’t written about during the year. This time, I come back to a couple titles I have written about before. I guess I can’t […]

“Star Virgin”

Friend of the Gutter, Todd Stadtman reviews Star Virgin (1988) at Die, Danger, Die, Die, Kill! “I approached Star Virgin expecting lightweight Japanese erotica, but what I got was something altogether more charming. What it was instead was a frenetic procession of goofy rubber monsters, robots, fun miniature […]