A Silent Voice Movie Review

I’m finally back!! I apologize for not posting in nearly a month! I finally got a short break from school, so I have to take this opportunity! Today’s post will be a review on the hyped “A Silent Voice” Japanese Animated film.

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Genre: Romance, School, Drama

Length: 2 hrs. 9 mins

Plot: Shoya Ishida is a high school student with a troubling past. He and his friends used to bully a deaf girl, Shoko Nishimiya, in elementary school and when the teachers and principal found out, he got all the blame. Now, he was the one to be bullied. Ishida isolated himself from his classmates and would not look at their faces, having x-ed them out of his life. Currently, in high school, Ishida finds Nishimiya again and tries to apologize. He wants to befriend her and make up for his wrong-doings. As they grow closer, they begin to develop feelings for each other and Ishida slowly opens up and finds what he can now call “friends”.

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“Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them” Movie Review

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How are you all doing? I was originally going to post my review on the recently completed kdrama “The K2”, but today I unexpectedly got invited to go see the movie, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” in 3-D!! If anyone doesn’t know, this movie is based off of a book which I guess you could call a Harry Potter franchise. So if any of you are Harry Potter fans, stick around!! (If you’re not, it’s ok too ^^).

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Kiki’s Delivery Service: Transition to Adulthood and Finding Yourself

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I’m back with another Studio Ghibli film review!! I’ve gotten so much positive feedback from my other review on “When Marnie was There”and decided to write another one! I’ve just finished watching “Kiki’s Delivery Service” which has always been on my to-watch-list and so today I had time to finally see it. Here’s a short review and some concepts I grasped after watching this wonderfully produced film~

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“Zutto Mae Kara Suki Deshita”- Japanese Animation Movie Review

Hello^^. Today’s post is on a new movie called “Zutto Mae Kara Suki Deshita”. This movie came out in April over at Japan, but the English sub had just been recently released. I found this movie by scrolling on YouTube and that was way back in May so you can tell my struggles in waiting for the subs to come out…

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“When Marnie Was There”-Studio Ghibli Movie Review

Hello! Today, I will review a Studio Ghibli film called “When Marnie was There”. This movie came out in 2015 and is 1 hr. and 43 mins. Like many Studio Ghibli films, there were the dubbed version or the subbed one, but I watched the subbed one since that has the original voices and I believed that it gets you into the mood more.

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“1 Litre of Tears” Drama and Movie Review

Genre: Family, drama, tragedy, school, romance

# of Episodes: 11 (each are around 45-55 mins.)

Hey guys, I’m back with another review! To start off, here is a short summary! 1 Litre of Tears (yes litre is spelled that way) is an old Japanese drama from 2005. It tells the story of a 15 year old girl named Aya Ikeuchi (Ikeuchi is the last name) who is entering high school and is diagnosed with an incurable disease. This disease is called “Spinocerebellar Degeneration” and this illness limits the victim any type of movement. As time passes on, Aya will not be able to walk, speak, write, or eat. She will be confided to her bed. Basically, this drama is about the hardships of a young teenager who is facing an illness when she should really be enjoying the best time of her life. It is based on a true story.

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“Kokoro ga Sakebitgaatterunda (The Anthem of the Heart)” Japanese Animation Movie Review

[ WARNING: May contain spoilers!!!] This movie was so sad to watch…

So a young girl named Jun Naruse was known to be a “chatterbox” when she was a little girl. She loved fantasies and loved to visit a castle on the top of a mountain. That castle was actually a love hotel, but she didn’t know about it. One day after school, she sees her dad with another woman and runs to tell her mother that her dad was a “prince” and the other woman was a “princess”. As a result, her parents split up and just before her father moves away, he tells Jun that it was “all her fault”.  Jun starts crying and meets an egg who tells her he will help her seal away her words and stop her talking as it will lead to future hardships. A couple years later when Jun is in high school, she is known to be a private person and does not speak. Her homeroom teacher picks her and three other students for Charity Committee members. The other three students are: Takumi Sakagami, Natsuki Nito, and Daiki Tasaki. Each of the students have some type of hardship they are facing. Originally, Jun declines the offer, but then decides to join. The members decide to do a muscial as the event for their class. Jun writes the musical herself since she wanted a story to convey her feelings through. The story follows the 4 as they become friends and help each other through hard times.

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