people: Gisaburo Sugii
'The Life Of Budori Gusuko': One Against Nature April 09, 2018
Kenji Miyazawa's fantasy about human beings at the mercy of the natural world receives a flawed but still immensely impressive adaptation, by way of a director who did great justice to his 'Night On The Galactic Railroad'
'Belladonna of Sadness': Satan Met A Lady July 19, 2016
Restored to its original psychedelic glory, this mad masterwork from Osamu Tezuka's studio goes from chic porn to feminist parable and everything in between
'Night On The Galactic Railroad': We Are All Made Of Starstuff February 16, 2016
The animated version of Kenji Miyazawa's fable isn't just a Classics Illustrated; it finds a voice of its own with which to tell its story of eternity and afterlife