Category Archives: Television

A Game Of Thrones

Posted in Literature, Television

I don’t know if you’ve heard about A Game Of Thrones, I heard chatter about it earlier this year on Twitter and wanted to see for myself if it lived up to the praise heaped upon it. I’m confident enough to say that it certainly does and delivers it in spades. I ended up watching […]

Freedom Project

Posted in Television

It was quite a few years ago now that I first heard the news that Katsuhiro Otomo — Director of one of my favourite films Akira — was collaborating on a project for television called Freedom Project. Having never been released in Europe it has proven to be extremely difficult to get a hold of.

Justin Lee Collins

Posted in Television, Travel

Five recently showcased a travelogue presented by Justin Lee Collins in his quest to get to grips with Japanese Culture.

Beckii Cruel

Posted in Television

There was a documentary on BBC Three a few weeks ago about a British schoolgirl from the Isle of Man, called Beckii: Schoolgirl Superstar at 14. She became an internet sensation after uploading a video of herself dancing to YouTube, that interest mostly came from Japan. The documentary follows her journey to fame, across Tokyo […]

Kim Jong-Il’s Comedy Club

Posted in Television

The Japanese film critic Jasper Sharp tweeted about a fantastic documentary on BBC Four about North Korea called “Kim Jong-Il’s Comedy Club“. Catch it online while you can!




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