Fullmetal Alchemist Live-Action Adaptation

According to Japanese News site Livedoor, Hiromu Arakawa’s critically acclaimed Fullmetal Alchemist manga series is getting the live-action treatment. The series is no stranger to adaptations. The story of the Elric brothers and their journey to correct their mistakes in meddling with the laws of alchemy has seen two separate anime series, several animated movie […]

Review: Parasyte Part 1 (Bluray)

Parasyte is a science fiction/horror/action manga series written and illustrated by Hitoshi Iwaaki, published from 1988 to 1995 in only 10 volumes. This is a lot less than all the popular manga these days that go over 20 or 30 volumes. The Japanese movie industries enjoy making successful manga/anime/novel into live adaptations and so in October 2014, Part 1 of […]

Australia’s 2015 Japanese Film Festival

Presented by the Japan Foundation, this year’s Japanese Film Festival kicks off in Australia starting with Canberra this month then makes its way to other major cities, as well as regional cities across the country. Dates for major cities are: CANBERRA – 14 to 18 October 2015 at Capital Cinemas, Manuka Early BRISBANE – 21 […]