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.
Crummy apartments? Murderous neighbours? Nah, the real nightmare is, and always has been, the hellscape we live in called Society.
Christopher Nolan’s latest film is ambitious, complex and layered, but underneath the complicated clockwork is a movie with no soul.
Days Gone is flawed but there is still freaking good fun to be had. Especially if you are willing to take a a slow and occassionally bumpy ride with it.
Death Stranding added a photo mode, and our writer found her journey through the cinematic landscape turned into a creative experience.
Fallen Order does what other Star Wars game has never done: make playing a Jedi feel small and vulnerable — in a story that requires it.
Disney’s greatest cult hit for a reason, Goofy’s solo outing is a masterclass in effective storytelling — and in father-son relations.
Rensuke Oshikiri’s manga and its anime adaptation captures not just the nostalgia of 90s arcade gaming, but of how it brings people together.
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.