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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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Fragglepuss Anime Review 149: My Neighbor Totoro / Tonari no Totoro

My Neighbor Totoro / Tonari no Totoro Review By: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Supernatural, Studio Ghibli First Released: April 1988, 86-minute film Summary: Professor Tatsuo Kusakabe and his two daughters, Satsuki and Mei, are moving to the countryside … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 141: Grave of the Fireflies / Hotaru no Haka

Grave of the Fireflies / Hotaru no Haka Review By: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Drama, Historical, Studio Ghibli First Released: April 1988, 88-minute film Summary: Seita and Setsuko are siblings living in Japan near the end of World War II. … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 138: Porco Rosso / Kurenai no Buta

Porco Rosso / Kurenai no Buta Review By: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Military, Romance, Flight, Studio Ghibli, Pig Man First Released: July 1992, 93-minute film Summary: Porco Rosso is a veteran World War I flying ace … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 130: Pom Poko / Heisei Tanuki Gassen Ponpoko

Pom Poko / Heisei Tanuki Gassen Ponpoko Review By: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Adventure, Supernatural, Raccoon Dogs, Tanuki, Studio Ghibli First Released: June 1994, 111 minute film Summary: Japan’s prosperity in the early 1960s is causing suburban expansion into the … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 128: Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro / Cagliostro no Shiro

Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro / Cagliostro no Shiro Review By: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Capers, Thievery, Miyazaki First Released: December 1979, 100-minute film Summary: Lupin III and his partner Jigen have just completed their biggest … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 116: Kiki’s Delivery Service / Majo no Takkyuubin

Kiki’s Delivery Service / Majo no Takkyuubin Review By: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Magic, Romance, Witches, Studio Ghibli First Released: July 1989, 105-minute film Summary: Kiki is a 13-year-old girl who must follow tradition to become … Continue reading

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