Sometimes adaptations don't really work out. Sometimes they change things too much - frequently they don't change things enough for the source material to work in a new form. What are three lessons we can learn from the Bleach Movie adaptation?
Umibe no Étranger is a movie with too many titles. I found it on Funimation with the title The Stranger by the Shore but it took a fair amount of searching to find out the movie was Umibe no Étranger on MAL. Anyway, this 59 minute shounen ai movie is nice enough but be sure to read the full review.
If you've followed my blog long you'll know I absolutely adored the 2019 series of Given and asked for more. Well, they've delivered a 59 minute movie follow up. While not quite a second season, this is one follow up I didn't intend to miss.
Regular readers will know that I was a huge fan of the Given anime and once I found out about the movie I was super excited. And then Irina went and made it even better by suggesting this collaboration between Scott, Shoujo, Irina and myself after we viewed the movie. Hopefully you have already seen … Continue reading Quadra-collab Fails to Form a Band: Reviews Given (movie)” – pt 4 (Final)
I’m wondering how much they paid in royalties for Titanic for this one? Pride and Prejudice got a zombie version and this one is definitely Titanic with Zombies. Not that I’m complaining. There’s an absolute delight at seeing our favourite characters cutting loose and not taking it all so seriously.
I was pretty surprised that I got to see this. I knew I was going to the city for work but the odds of my intended travel lining up with the week this movie was released were pretty low so I hadn't even checked where it was airing until I realised that I was in … Continue reading My Hero Academia: Two Heroes Movie Review
But just like with video game adaptations, while there are certainly a fair share of truly dreadful ones to be found there are also adaptations that have worked and given a fairly satisfying watch. So the question becomes whether or not Bleach survived this adaptation?
A story about a boy doesn't want to face his life and runs away and a beast who hasn't quite figured out how life works. Together the two will learn and grow to discover what really matters to them. Review: It isn't really news that I don't watch a lot of anime movies. Even ones … Continue reading The Boy and the Beast Movie Review
Overview: Ed and Al are brother's who have been studying alchemy when their mother dies unexpectedly. Determined to bring her back, they commit a taboo and in the process Al loses his body and Ed loses his arm and leg. Now a State Alchemist, Ed is determined to learn the secret of the philosopher's stone … Continue reading Fullmetal Alchemist Live Action Movie Review: Bringing Equivalent Exchange to Life
Overview: I doubt there are many who haven't heard of this one. Lucky for me, AnimeLab added it for just one week which gave me a chance to see this much talked about film. Focusing on Ishida, a teenager who in primary school bullied Nishimiya who was deaf and later found himself the target of … Continue reading A Silent Voice Movie Review: Almost Nailed It