The Girl who Leapt Through Time and Summer Wars were two undeniable success stories back in their day. Coming from such a background director Hosoda Mamoru had a hefty reputation to uphold with his new movie, and I’m very happy to announce that Wolf Children upholds this reputation with ease. Continue reading
The latest review is up. This time its the Cowboy Bebop movie. Read the review here or through the review page.
I really liked how Sony treated this title (note: the version I reviewed is a rerelease by Image Entertainment but the source was still authored by Sony). Although it is not really a 1080p release Sony applied some fine retouches to the Blu-ray version to make it more visually attractive. I hope someday a brave company will venture into Sunrises archives, dig up the old series and give it the same (or even better) treatment. It’s not a far-fetched dream either. Technically speaking, If FUNimation Entertainment can make an HD version of the original (super old) Dragon Ball Z series from scratch I’m sure Sony is also up to the challenge. And Because so much time has passed since Cowboy Bebop came out on DVD a new Blu-ray version has some serious marketing potential. Good series tend to resurface like that from time to time.