Tagged: keiichi hara (animation)
These are some of my favorite new-to-me films watched throughout 2019.
Happy new year, everyone! Here’s to a 2018 with more writing and more movies. Looking back at my movie-watching last year, I don’t think I watched too many films from the West, so this list seems incredibly unbalanced.
Animation director Keiichi Hara’s latest foray into film is an adaptation of manga artist and Edo period customs researcher Hinako Sugiura’s manga Sarusuberi (百日紅, aka. Miss Hokusai) following the life of 23-year-old O-Ei, who happens to be the talented (and equally stubborn) daughter of famed artist Katsushika Hokusai.
A look at the animation of the past five years.
A soul arrives to the “station of death” where it’s informed that it’s been given a second chance at life.