Full Metal Alchemist – Official Trailer

I recall that someone explained why it is that Japanese people in anime don’t look particularly Japanese, but I don’t recall the explanation (which implies that it didn’t particularly resonate for me). I should mention that my feeling also doesn’t apply to all anime.  Characters from the works of Hayao Miyzaki appear distinctly Japanese (in terms […]

‘The Wind Rises’ Trailer

It’s funny that, despite my appreciation for anime, I have never been a fan of Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki.  He’s clearly influential, but I haven’t yet sat through any of his productions. Perhaps I’ll give them another try.  Here’s the trailer for his latest, “The Wind Rises.”