Tag Archives: historical
Fragglepuss Anime Review 288: Spice and Wolf / Ookami to Koushinryou + The Six-Year Anniversary of Fragglepuss Anime Reviews!
What a ride it’s been these last six years! It’s bizarre to think I’ve reviewed almost 300 unique anime over the years. I must admit, this year has presented its difficulties in continuing the reviews. It seems the whole world … Continue reading
Fragglepuss Visits Japan: Kabuki By: John Fragglepuss Evans I made it back to Japan! I had no choice but to go back after I enjoyed myself so much last year. I visited some new places this time around and am … Continue reading
Descending Stories / Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinju Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Historical, Drama, Rakugo First Aired: Winter 2017, 12 episodes Summary: Yotarou is an ex-convict, fresh out of prison, on the search for a rakugo master to take … Continue reading
Fragglepuss Anime Review 220: In This Corner of the World / Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni Plus the Four-Year Anniversary of Fragglepuss.com!
It’s The Four-Year Anniversary of Fragglepuss.com! Before I get into the anime review I just wanted to throw out a few thanks. I’ve been posting anime reviews for four years now and I wouldn’t still be doing it without the … Continue reading
Miss Hokusai / Sarusuberi: Miss Hokusai Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Historical, Supernatural, Drama, Art First Released: May 2015, 90-minute film Summary: It is the year 1814 in Edo, a city that will eventually be known as Tokyo. Tetsuzo … Continue reading
Millennium Actress / Sennen Joyuu Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Action, Adventure, Historical, Drama, Romance, Fantasy, Psychological, Story of Life First Released: September 2002, 87-minute film Summary: It’s the turn of the millenniu, and Ginei Studio is about to … Continue reading
Brave Witches Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Action, Ecchi, Magic, Military, Sci-Fi, Historical in an anime sort of way First Aired: Fall 2016, 12 episodes Summary: The year was 1939. Humanity was suddenly forced to stand against a mysterious … Continue reading
Ninja Scroll / Juubee Ninpuuchou Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Historical, Horror, Supernatural, Political Intrigue First Released: June 1993, 94-minute film Summary: Jubei Kibagami is a masterless swordman wandering feudal Japan as a mercenary. Betrayal left him … Continue reading
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