Casshern

Casshern (2004)

Casshern first published by Movie Gazette In 1973, Tatsunoko Productions created an animated series for Japanese television called Shinzo Ningen Casshan, about a heroic superfighter named Casshan who defended the human race against wicked androids accidentally unleashed by his father’s experiments. It was pretty much your standard good-versus-evil anime, daft enough to find room even…

Mirai

Mirai (Mirai no Mirai) (2018)

Mirai reviewed exclusively for Projected Figures Aged just four, and keen to be like the bigger boys, Kun (voiced by Moka Kamishiraishi) has removed the training wheels from his brand new pushbike, and after a couple of abortive attempts, has learnt to ride unaided. “Children are incredible!” exclaims Kun’s amazed father (Gen Hoshino) to his wife…

Pulse

Pulse (2001)

Pulse first published by EyeForFilm (03/02/2006) “It all began one day, without warning, like this”. These are the opening words of Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s Pulse (Kairo), delivered in voice-over by Michi (Kumiko Aso), as she stands alone on a ship’s deck with her back to the camera, staring out (much like the viewer) at the menacing clouds and…