Movie: The Stand in Thief

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Japanese Comedy is a special thing. Same goes for The Stand in Thief, A movie released in the end of 2017. What would you do if your thieving past was possibly revealed to your new girlfriend? Would you go to the same lengths as Onuki Hajime? Let’s get into all this thieving and mistaken identities.

Drama review: Erased

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We watched Japanese drama ‘Erased’ on Netflix, known as the manga Boku dake ga Inai Machi (僕だけがいない街, lit. The Town Without Me) the series is written and illustrated by Kei Sanbe and in 2012 and 2016 was featured in Young ace magazine. It’s been marked as fantasy, drama and mystery, it’s first release date was [..Read more..]

Documentary review: Ramen Heads – ラーメンヘッズ

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One of the most well known dishes these days from Japan is Ramen. Most often seen as an easy affair or a quick lunch. But there’s so much behind Ramen. We went to watch this documentary at Cinemasia 2018 in Amsterdam to learn more about Japan’s number one Ramen chef Tomita Osamu, his restaurant located [..Read more..]

CinemAsia Amsterdam

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On friday I won two tickets to the Japanese documentary Ramen Heads at the Cinemasia Festival in Amsterdam for the next day. As I’d never really heard of this festival before I was really excited to go and I took Kao with me. We got on the train and arrived there about two hours later, [..Read more..]

Drama Review: Last Friend

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What would you do in an abusive relationship, with almost no way out? Or perhaps you are struggling with Gender identify issues, solitude or a trauma? But are you still looking for a good drama? Look no more, this drama is not only a very good one to watch, it might even help you through certain [..Read more..]

Movie Review: Before We Vanish

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We went to Camera Japan Festival this year and picked out the movie Before we Vanish. A movie about three aliens coming to earth to gather information after taking over the bodies and memories a human they picked and then invade the earth with all of their other comrades.

Movie Review: Ichi the Killer

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Today we have the crime horror movie Ichi the Killer especially for these halloween days. It’s an older movie but it’s still a must see. Based on the same named Manga. This one is a must see if you love gore and the craziness that Japanese movies have! Though you need a good stomach to [..Read more..]

Movie Review: Noise

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So we went to another movie at Camera Japan Rotterdam. Last sunday they screened the debut movie of Matsumoto Yusaku, called Noise. The movie was followed by a Q&A (Questions & Answers) by the Director himself, and a part of the crew! . Ofcourse we had to check this out.