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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 286: Ascendance of a Bookworm / Honzuki no Gekokujou

Ascendance of a Bookworm / Honzuki no Gekokujou Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Slice of Life, Fantasy, Isekai, Fish-Out-Of-Water, Book Drought First Aired: Fall 2019, 14 episodes Summary: Motosu Urano loves books more than anything in the world. Life … 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 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 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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Fragglepuss Anime Review 209: Mary and the Witch’s Flower / Mary to Majo no Hana

Mary and the Witch’s Flower / Mary to Majo no Hana Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Magic, Witch School First Released: July 2017, 102-minute film Summary: Mary is down on her luck and borderline miserable. She’s living … 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 168: Your Name. / Kimi no Na Wa.

Your Name. / Kimi no Na Wa. Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Supernatural, Drama, Romance, School, City vs Country Life First Released: August 2016, 106-minute film Summary: Mitsuha Miyamizu is a seemingly normal high school girl living an easygoing … 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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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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