A Wind Named Amnesia (Kaze no Na wa Amunejia)

A Wind Named Amnesia (Kaze no Na wa Amunejia) 1990 As part of my recent Hideyuki Kikuchi kick, I finally watched A Wind Named Amnesia and found it really compelling. If you’ve read any of my reviews here at the Heap you’ll know I tend to be a bit of an ‘ideas-man’ – sometimes overContinue reading “A Wind Named Amnesia (Kaze no Na wa Amunejia)”

Stein’s Gate (Shutainzu Gēto)

Stein’s Gate (Shutainzu Gēto) 2011 Game adaptations that work exceptionally well as film or longer narratives feel rare to me – but maybe that’s a reflection of my limited knowledge of animation that falls into that range? Either way, I think this series is outstanding. It’s rightly considered a classic of speculative fiction and anime;Continue reading “Stein’s Gate (Shutainzu Gēto)”

Harmony (Hāmonī)

Harmony (Hāmonī) 2015 Just a short review today: A little while ago I discussed some of the context around production of three films released until the ‘Project Itoh’ moniker (which you can see here) and I suspect that the Empire of Corpses is my favourite, but that isn’t to claim that Harmony was unenjoyable (orContinue reading “Harmony (Hāmonī)”