Category Archives: Japanese Films

Mary and the Witch’s Flower (2017) Rated PG

A strange flower grants magic to a young girl. Based on the book The Little Broomstick by Mary Stewart. Starring Ruby Barnhill, Jim Broadbent, Ewen Bremner, and Kate Winslet. This is the first film from Studio Ponoc, the company founded by a producer from Studio Ghibli. … Continue reading

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Fruits Basket (2001) Rated TV-PG

After Tohru Honda lost her mother, she decided to live in a tent for protection. One day she finds Sohma house, where the 12 animals of the Chinese Zodiac reside. As Tohru grows closer to the Sohma family, she begins to … Continue reading

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Ringu O (2000)

Rated NR This is the beginning. This is Sadako before she became the woman on the videotape that kills. I really enjoyed this prequel. The story does explain what happened to Sadako and the beginning of the videotape. The performances were top-notch and the storyline balances … Continue reading

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Ringu 2 (1999)

Rated NR The Japanese are notorious for their horror films and this film is no exception. This is the sequel to the first Ringu. Of course the U.S. remade the films to some success. I have seen Ringu and the … Continue reading

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