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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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Anime Banzai 2017

Anime Banzai 2017 Layton, Utah October 20th – 22nd 2017 Review By: John Fragglepuss Evans The 13th annual Anime Banzai took place this weekend at the Davis Conference Center. 2017 guests included: Daman Mills, Alejandro Saab, Michaela Laws, Sean Chiplock, … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Visits Japan: Studio Ghibli Museum

Fragglepuss Visits Japan: Studio Ghibli Museum By: John Fragglepuss Evans I finally made it to Japan! It was even better than I could have imagined. To provide recommendations for those traveling to the Land of the Rising Sun, I present … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 172: The Wind Rises / Kaze Tachinu

The Wind Rises / Kaze Tachinu Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Drama, Historical, Romance, Studio Ghibli, Flight First Released: July 2013, 126-minute film Summary: The Wind Rises is based on the true story of Jirou Horikoshi, creator of the … Continue reading

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Studio Ghibli in Western Pop Culture

Studio Ghibli in Western Pop Culture By: John Fragglepuss Evans This information was originally presented as part of our Salt Lake Comic Con FanX panel, “Studio Ghibli: Anime that Appeals to Everyone”. Thanks to everyone that attended the panel and … Continue reading

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Review of Salt Lake Comic Con FanX 2017

Salt Lake Comic Con FanX 2017 Salt Lake City, Utah Friday March 17 – Saturday March 18, 2017 Review By: John Fragglepuss Evans Salt Lake Comic Con (SLCC) FanX 2017 was held at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt … Continue reading

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Anime Happy Hour Podcast – Episode 9 – Studio Ghibli

Anime Happy Hour Podcast – Episode 9 – Studio Ghibli Podcasters: John Fragglepuss Evans, Breanne Evans, Brittany Evans, Lindsay Evans-Starke An entire episode dedicated to Studio Ghibli? Yes please. We have a lot of fun as we cover as much … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 161: Laputa: Castle in the Sky / Tenkuu no Shiro Laputa

Laputa: Castle in the Sky / Tenkuu no Shiro Laputa Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Studio Ghibli First Released: August 1986, 125-minute film Summary: It is rumored that humanity built great flying cities until a … Continue reading

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