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Fragglepuss Anime Review 291: The Place Promised in Our Early Days / Kumo no Mukou, Yakusoku no Basho

The Place Promised in Our Early Days / Kumo no Mukou, Yakusoku no Basho Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Drama, Military, Romance, Sci-Fi, Towers First Released: November 2004, 90-minute film Summary: Set in an alternate history with the Soviet … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 289: Lu Over the Wall / Yoake Tsugeru Lu no Uta

Lu Over the Wall / Yoake Tsugeru Lu no Uta Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Adventure, Music, Supernatural, Fantasy, Water First Released: May 2017, 117-minute film Summary: Kai is a middle school kid living in Hinashi Town, a small … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 287: Sturgill Simpson presents Sound & Fury

Sturgill Simpson presents Sound & Fury Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Dystopian, Post-Apocalyptic, Horror, Music First Released: September 2019, 41-minute film Summary: Set to the music of Sturgill Simpson’s latest album, Sound & Fury, this psychedelic anime … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 284: Weathering With You / Tenki no Ko

Weathering With You / Tenki no Ko Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Slice of Life, Rain Showers First Released: July 2019, 114-minute film Summary: Hodaka Morishima runs away from home at age 16 to go to … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 283: King of Thorn / Ibara no Ou

King of Thorn / Ibara no Ou Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Epidemic, Post-Apocalyptic First Released: October 2009, 110-minute film Summary: Medusa is a deadly virus that becomes a worldwide epidemic. The world’s population … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 260: Modest Heroes / Chiisana Eiyuu: Kani to Tamago to Toumei Ningen

Modest Heroes / Chiisana Eiyuu: Kani to Tamago to Toumei Ningen Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Short Films First Released: August 2018, three 18-minute short films Summary: Modest Heroes consists of three short films by … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 254: Mirai

Mirai Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Coming-of-Age First Released: July 2018, 98-minute film Summary: Kun is a four-year-old with his parents wrapped around his finger until his baby sister Mirai is born. Mirai, which means future, … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 250: My Neighbors the Yamadas / Tonari no Yamada-kun

My Neighbors the Yamadas / Tonari no Yamada-kun Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Slice of Life, Comedy, Comic Strip, Watercolor, Studio Ghibli First Released: July 1999, 104-minute film Summary: Meet the Yamada family: Takashi, the loving father with a … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 249: Whisper of the Heart / Mimi wo Sumaseba

Whisper of the Heart / Mimi wo Sumaseba Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Slice of Life, Drama, Romance, Studio Ghibli, Country Roads First Released: July 1995, 111-minute film Summary: Shizuku is a 14-year-old on summer vacation who spends most … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 248: Ponyo (Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea) / Gake no Ue no Ponyo

Ponyo (Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea) / Gake no Ue no Ponyo Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Kids, Studio Ghibli First Released: July 2008, 101-minute film Summary: Sousuke lives with his mother, Risa, on a … Continue reading

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