Tag Archives: Japanese movies

Happy 10th Anniversary Japan Cuts!

A Cappella poster

This July, Japan Cuts: Festival of New Japanese Film celebrates its 10th anniversary offering “11 days of impossible-to-see-anywhere-else screenings of the best new movies made in and around Japan.” And you don’t just get film screenings! There are special guest filmmakers and stars, Q&As, parties, giveaways, and a whole lot more. Guess what? If you’re an AKB48 fan, Maeda Atsuko

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Asian Drama Streaming Updates – June 22, 2015

Digimon poster

Here’s this week’s Asian-related streaming additions. DramaFever has added Korean movie Twenty starring Kim Woo Bin, Lee Jun Ho (2PM), and Kang Ha Neul. All three young and rising actors. In the drama department, we have the first few episodes of Korean drama Hidden Identity (신분을 숨겨라; Sinbuneul sumgyera) starring Kim Bum (BoF, Padam Padam), Yoon So Yi (An Angel’s

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Japan Cuts 2015

Okada Misaki

It’s that time of year again! Japan Society has announced it’s lineup for North America’s largest festival of Japanese cinema – Japan Cuts. The festival takes place July 9-19. As always, if I had the money, I’d so go to New York while this was going on and take in some of the films. Last year’s offerings were pretty good,

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Japan Cuts 2014

Monsterz poster

If you happen to live in New York or near New York or just want an excuse to visit New York, check out Japan Cuts 2014: The New York Film Festival of Contemporary Japanese Cinema coming up this July. The festival is sponsored by the Japan Society and is celebrated in conjunction with the New York Asian Film Festival. I

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