‘My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising’ Review- Go Beyond Plus Ultra!

Known in Japan as ‘Boku no Hīrō Akademia THE MOVIE: Hīrōzu: Raijingu,’ Funimation did the English version of My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising, directed by Kenji Nagasaki, produced by Studio Bones, and released through the Toho Company. Heroes-in-training and UA class 1-A students are transferred to Nabu Island to work as temporary heroes after the…

Anime Movie Review- Kite Liberator

‘Kite Liberator‘ is a Japanese science fiction anime directed and written by Yasuomi Umetsu. It was produced by the animated studio ARMS and released in North America via Cinedigm Corp. It is 2008 a sequel to the television OVA Kite. Monaka (Xanthe Huynh) is a shy, reserved, and clumsy Tokyo high school student who works…

Anime Movie Review- Kite

Kite is a gritty, cyberpunk anime written and directed by Yasuomi Umetsu. Released in 1998, it premiered in Japan as an original video animation (OVA/miniseries) and has a sordid history with censorship. Speaking of which, this review is based on the heavily edited 2000 English dub version. Sawa (Charlie Watson) is an orphaned young girl…