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  • The Little Prince and the Eight-Headed Dragon

    The Little Prince and the Eight-Headed Dragon

    ★★★★

    typically when I think of japanese animation from the 60's I would think of the usual suspects, Astro Boy, Gigantor, Kimba, Speed Racer, the usuals. Which while iconic and important as they are aren't exactly the most fluid looking animation wise. Enter Little Prince, and absolutely beautiful animated film from Toei way back in 63.
    This feels like a big budget Disney film from the time (and frankly I think it's better looking than a decent chunk of disney stuff…

  • Daimajin

    Daimajin

    ★★★½

    a political siege spanning 10+ years results in the destruction and summoning of ancient god monster Daimajin. Nice little period piece with a cool kaiju finale. Having a more human monster adds to the menace more since he can single out individuals, and being able to see the actor's eyes underneath is always welcome, makes them feels more alive. Looking to see how the next 2 improve on it.

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