Anime has tackled every subject from slice-of-life to sci-fi to the supernatural, in every setting from Shinjuku to space to Scandinavia. Yet there is a prevalent tendency to define it in rigid terms. This is, however, increasingly harder to do.
Author: LM Foong
The sexiest thing about Fires at Midnight is its layered storytelling. Even the obligatory nasi lemak in this Malaysian game is more than meets the eye.
In need of inspiring figures during the bleak times? Animated series like ‘Kipo and the Age of the Wonderbeast’ and ‘The Promised Neverland’ deliver with gusto.
We chatted with Cartoon Network Asia Pacific leads and the animator for Monster Beach about the upcoming series, the state of the animation industry in Southeast Asia, and what’s coming to Cartoon Network.
Harley Quinn finds her wings with the Birds of Prey, while female filmmakers take (anti) superhero movies to new heights.
A movie about movies, except not really.
Award-winning Malaysian directors Quek Shiochuan and Ho Yuhang on filmmaking firsts, bromantic sparks and the strange experience of working with Netflix.
Nina Wu is a prettily-crafted dumpling hiding some hard-to-digest meat. All the more reasons to dig in.