Japanese movies

A live action version of the popular manga and anime Gantz has been made and stars some of Japanese most popular young actors – Kazunori Ninomiya and Kennichi Matsuyama (known as Matsu-Ken). Fans of Japanese films may know Kennichi Matsuyama best for his portrayal of L in the Death Note series. Here is a comprehensive […]

UPDATE: Sadly Confessions was not nominated, but I still hope it finds a U.S. distributor. It looks like a really interesting film. The only Japanese movie that made the short list for an Academy Award (Oscar) this year is the film “Confessions”. I haven’t seen it yet so if anyone has, please feel free to […]