Written by Jonny Lobo Thus far, 2017 has been a boon to North American anime markets and the fans that support them. Throughout the month of January, I had the pleasure of casually viewing not one but three worthwhile titles … Continue reading Anime film review trifecta: One Piece, Sailor Moon, and Yu-Gi-Oh!
The following article is a conversation between three writers, cinephiles, and fans of Ghost in the Shell regarding their reaction to the upcoming live-adaptation’s trailer (below). Caleb Caswell has written for numerous magazines (including contributing manga reviews to The Pulp) … Continue reading A Shell of What’s Passed: A Critical Response to the GHOST IN THE SHELL (2017) Trailer
Written by Jonny Lobo Studio Ghibli’s Only Yesterday (1991) is a sublime example of twentieth-century Japanese filmmaking that, surprisingly, has only just started to be experienced by U.S. and Canadian audiences en masse due to its North American theatrical run … Continue reading Ozu and Only Yesterday: A Closer Look at a Ghibli Classic
Written by Jonny Lobo As audiences across much of the globe are continuously smothered by an overbearing atmosphere of nostalgia-bait and reboots galore, it’s comforting to know that at least one classic franchise out there is being resurrected for all … Continue reading Digimon Adventure tri. Review: my reunion with the franchise
Written by Jonny Lobo On August 24, 2016 I was granted the opportunity to take part in a teleconference along with several other journalists wherein Joshua Seth answered questions concerning his role in the upcoming Digimon Adventure tri. – Chapter 1: Reunion (2015). As you likely know by now, Joshua Seth, who played main character Tai Kamiya in the English adaptation of Digimon Adventure (1999 – 2000), will be joining the rest of the cast in the aforementioned film sequel to the beloved series (for more information on these developments, check out my previous article on the matter). Joshua was more … Continue reading The Pulp chats with Joshua Seth about Digimon Adventure tri.
Written by Jonny Lobo Digimon faithful, rejoice! At last, more than fifteen years later, English-speaking fans of the original animated series Digimon Adventure (1999 – 2000) have received confirmation that their beloved dub cast will be reprising their respective roles … Continue reading Original English dub cast confirmed for “Digimon Adventure tri”
Written by Cheryl Cottrell-Smith The time of year when anime fans and cosplayers unite to make downtown Edmonton residents uncomfortable is nigh. MacEwan’s green pastures await. All of the Pokemon WILL be caught. Back for its 23rd year, Animethon offers guests a whole slew of events, fan panels, special guests, and anime-related goodies. For three days, the convention will be taking over the downtown MacEwan campus and filling the grounds with the quirkiest, most passionate group of people you’ll ever meet. Join us for a weekend of excitement on August 5-7, pick up some collectibles, meet some celebrities, and maybe … Continue reading Con Watch: Animethon 23
Written by Jonny Lobo Like the countless other viewers who eagerly awaited the premiere of Kill la Kill (2013-2014), I was initially excited to experience the next big project helmed by the team of veteran filmmakers responsible for the homage-laden … Continue reading Anime Review: Kill la Kill (2013)
Written by Jonny Lobo I predict 2014 will be remembered by film critics and casual viewers alike as a marked stepping stone in anime’s continued path of expansion outside of Japan, as the medium at large not only becomes more … Continue reading Anime Review: Space Dandy (2014)
Written by Jonny Lobo Saint Oniisan (Saint Young Men, 2013) is director Noriko Takao’s recent feature-length film adaptation of Hikaru Nakamura’s popular manga of the same name. Set in modern-day Japan, the film—true to its source material—is primarily a strife-free outing … Continue reading Anime Review: Saint Young Men (2013)