“A visually pleasing narrative that explores, with a refined irony, the very problematic dimensions of nationalism.”
“Adachi’s mystery sci-fi film remains, after all these years, a highly entertaining narrative.”
“A highly entertaining film that offers a nostalgic and touching dive into youthful passion and romantic feelings and lighthearted celebration of indie-filmmaking and often-forgotten beauty of post-war period films.”
“A highly entertaining and cleverly constructed sci-fi film that not only underlines the power of romantic desire, but also reveals how tricky knowing the future can be.”
A visual experience that is not only about style and artfulness.
This narrative proves that Kenjo McCurtain shows promise as director and as writer.
Fukushima’s latest might lack the depth some other short films have, this does not stop his Sci-fi romance music video from being a pleasant narrative that also succeeds in touching the spectator.
“A more daring approach could have made ‘Project Dreams’ into an even more powerful celebration of technology and the inspiring power of anime.”
“A very amusing action-narrative (that) offers really exciting action-sequences and some great world-building. “
“While Oda show promise as a director, his debut-narrative reveals that he has yet to find his own distinctive voice.”
Igarashi Akiko does prove herself to be a new fresh voice in the Japanese sci-fi genre
“Igarashi Akiko does prove herself to be a new fresh voice in the Japanese sci-fi genre and a director to watch.” Introduction From 2012 onward, the Osaka Asian Film Festival has provided a platform named ‘The Indie Forum’ where spectators can see the projects of new and upcoming talent. This year, amazing indies like…
“Another outstanding achievement; (…) a subdued and at times funny exploration of humanity that subtly shifts into a moving meditation of that irrational little thing called love.”