The Japan Foundation Jakarta to Host the 7th Japanscope Discussion

The Japan Foundation Jakarta hosts another forum discussion about Japanese pop culture titled Japanscope 07.

Meet Xagia Wars : A Visual Novel Fantasy Game

From the creators of Just Deserts, a new visual novel named Xagia Wars is in development

Review

A Silent Voice Review: Reading Beyond Spoken Words

Through intricate crafts, A Silent Voice is a complex film that challenges viewers to tread difficult and unsettling questions that does not lend themselves to easy answers.

My Neighbor Totoro Review: A Tale that Breezes Freely Like the Wind

By eschewing the definite organized structure of grand narrative, the story and characters of My Neighbor Totoro are free to breeze to unexpected and magical realms of rich emotions and memories.

Sakura Quest First Impression: When the Queen Has to Save Herself

Serious yet lighthearted, Sakura Quest tells of Yoshino Koharu's lofty “quest” to revitalize Manoyama Town tourism while earning a living.

Interview with Monster Girls Anime Review: In Defense of Moe Anime

Demi-chan manages to treat the moe elements of its characters with care and respect into something meaningful and emotionally effective.

Sword Art Online Ordinal Scale Review: A Plain Film That (Almost) Everyone Can Enjoy

More collaboration means Ordinal Scale's Kirito is not so prowess like in SAO and GGO world.

Event Report

Comicamp 2: The Long Journey of Indonesian Creative Industry in Malang

Comicamp 2 once again introduced Indonesian local creative industries to Malang visitors

Will Hayao Miyazaki Come to Indonesia? Toshio Suzuki Answers

Do you wish to see Hayao Miyazaki coming to Indonesia?

Opinion

Opinion: 12 (Episodes of) Titan and the Animator Crisis in Anime Industry

The shorter new season of Attack on Titan is only the tip of the iceberg of the lack of skilled animators in the face of increasing demand. How can this problem be alleviated?

Japan’s Child Abuse Is Wrong, But BBC Reveals Western Disregards On Japanese Moral Standards

Instead of really exposing problems in Japanese society, Dooley fallen to the judgement trap usually observed in Western programme about Japan.

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