Tag: Japan

September 29, 2014 Cleave
Godzilla (2014) The world ends, Godzilla begins

This new and reimagined creature of Godzilla is a mastery of story telling and CGI combined. Gone is the rubber suit that made Toho famous. Now we have a monster that is more bear than cat. Even though more of the fights are CGI, the film still stays true to the feel of the battles that Toho made famous with the King of Monsters. Some might not like the new ‘Zilla but other than it being more bear like instead of cat like, I like the new beast and this reviewer feels that so will others, given a chance. The film opens up with a backdrop of nuclear testing in the ’50s. Even the credits that roll are interesting if……

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May 17, 2014 Rhonda
Mahjongg Artifacts: Chapter 2

I did find Mahjongg Artifacts: Chapter 2 to be far more superior to Mahjongg Artifacts. It took us on a different path from the original game, and featured a new character while still incorporating characters from the first game. This sequel also featured Marc, and his sister, Kathrin. We find Kathrin in Japan when she learns about Marc’s disappearance, and through a myriad of mahjongg puzzles, we go on a hunt across Asia and Europe to find him, using puzzles based on the cultures of Japan, China, India, and Central Europe. I did find it very cool that the European puzzle tiles featured images from the Rider-Waite Tarot deck. It seems that between game one and game two, Marc became……

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May 22, 2013 Will
Azumi – From the ravages of war rises the ultimate assassin

From the directer of Godzilla: Final Wars and producer of Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust, bring you a samurai assassin movie you will enjoy. The movie is called Azumi. Azumi is young girl who is trained to be a assassin. In her beginning of the story, her mother died out in the desert. She was a little girl at the time when her mother died. There were a group of samurai who had kids that lost their family as well. The samurai raises Azumi, and all her life is her master. Azumi made friends with them. When she got older, her master want her to not be weak. The master wants Japan to be peaceful nation. So Azumi and her friends……

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November 21, 2012 Will
RAD: Robot Alchemic Drive

We know we played Call of Duty, Medal of Honor, and other military games. There is one military game out there, and it does not revolve around guns. This one deals with giant robots. This game is call RAD: Robot Alchemic Drive. This game is not made in America. It is made Japan. It not done by Activision or EA. This game is done by Square Enix. The creators who did Final Fantasy, Dragon Quest, and Kingdom Hearts. This game is not for kids,this and it is not a first person shooter game. This game is a fighting game. The story is about bunch of giant aliens robot that have come to earth to destroy the human race. The giant……

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June 25, 2012 Cleave
The Last Samurai

One man who is fighting against his demons must rise above himself to not only save himself but an entire nation as well that isn’t even his own. It is just before the Civil War and during the American Indian Wars that one man whose deeds and what he has seen hunts him. Hi has nightmares about the past and what it did to him, so bad are the memories that he has taken to drinking constantly to try and drown them out. Not only do they haunt his sleep but they haunt his every waking moment as well. He knows no peace and in some ways feels that he doesn’t even deserve any peace, such is the life of……

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