The I-Novel is a term that has probably eluded most people. Roughly translated from the Japanese words watakushi shōsetsu or shishōsetsu (私小説),...
Jordan Jan 11, 2016
An analysis of the depictions of romance in Makoto Shinkai's film "5 Centimeters Per Second".
CriticalOtaku Jun 9, 2014
How does the newest Shinkai title compare to his other works? Is it still worth tracking down?
Jordan Dec 9, 2013
After an almost seven year break from realism, will Shinkai's new film still be as special as his previous works?
WillStocks Feb 22, 2013
With Shinkai going for a much more universally appealing art style, can his capture a wider audience?
WillStocks Feb 21, 2013
If you are an animation and drama fan, take a break from Dreamworks and give Shinkai a chance!
Jordan Nov 17, 2012
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