Anime Roundup: August 18, 2017 August 18, 2017
Live-action 'Naruto' is still a thing (and getting a rewrite); Miyazaki is too legit to quit; and 'In This Corner' shows off its research chops
Is This The Real Life, Or Is This Just Fantasy? December 20, 2016
Live-action adaptations of anime are arriving at a head-turning pace. Is that great news for fans, or a portent for a flood of mediocre cash-grabs to come?
Let's Not Film This: 'Naruto' August 3, 2015
Of all the anime/manga projects to film as a Western live-action production, you could scarcely find a harder sell or a worse fit than 'Naruto'
The Spinoff Film Problem October 21, 2013
Why no feature-film spinoff of an anime series is ever going to work as more than a distraction