You thought I was carried out with Ghibli films however no! Turns out there are some other, newer directors at Ghibli making an attempt to take the studio into the longer term.
Arrietty is the adaptation of the traditional British novel The Borrowers and tells the story of those tiny people taking objects from human properties to use for themselves. With both Miyazaki and Takahata retiring, it’s up to directors like Hiromasa Yonebayashi to bring us new Ghibli magic.
Sure, the director could have recycled the story he used for an old Digimon movie he directed, however do not let that take away from what a fantastic movie this version is. While it hasn’t made as many waves as Your Name and even A Silent Voice, Classmates is a latest movie that has quietly generated lots of critical acclaim and common success in Japan. Impressive from what’s a comparatively simple … Read More