Toho Animation has released more information on the upcoming Godzilla animated film. Toho are staying on board as the original producers of the Godzilla franchise, while Polygon Pictures are responsible for the animation. The animated film is an exciting addition to Godzilla’s 60+ years of existence. The movie is set for release in November this year and […]
The 40th Japan Academy Prize was held earlier this March and saw Shin Godzilla sweep numerous awards (staff and cast pictured above). We’re excited to hear that young actor Hana Sugisaki won best supporting female actor for her performance alongside best female actor winner Rie Miyazawa in Her Love Boils Bathwater! See the rest of the list below to […]
Kinema Junpo has released their Best 10 and individual awards for 2016! Amongst some familiar and unfamiliar titles, Makoto Shinkai's Your Name is a noticeable absence. We could debate the how’s and why’s of that forever, but if Kinema Junpo says these films are good, then you can bet they’re worth watching. You may even […]
We may not be able to see as many Japanese films as we want released on screens in Australia, but we can still enjoy the new trailers, right? Here is a round-up of new Japanese film trailers in the JFF team’s radar this April… And with English subtitles too!
Japanese cinephiles have been following Kinema Junpo, also known as Kinejun, since it was first published in 1919 by a group of students from the Tokyo Institute of Technology. The Kinejun awards started in 1926 and their yearly top 10 best list remains one of the most prestigious Japanese film awards to this day. Sounds pretentious? Well, […]