Review: ‘Inu-oh’ is a psychedelic Japanese anime rock opera for the ages

Review provided by Paul Mayer NMACL’s J-film/anime resident Otaku. By Justin Chang Los Angeles Times Film Critic  Aug. 11, 2022 4:14 PM PT The phantom that haunts the eccentric Japanese rock opera “Inu-oh” is not the comeliest of creatures — not at first, anyway. Like most of the hallucinatory sights and transporting sounds in this feature-length […]

Speaking Nikkei

Join the JACL Young Professionals Caucus for their latest podcasts! In the episode above, Zara and Dylan interview the newly elected JACL YPC representative and a long-time JACL member to discuss, Enough is Now, Weaving Together our Intergenerational Stories. You can find Speaking Nikkei on your favorite podcast sites. About the Podcast Once, long ago, […]

Japanese Films

COMING IN AUGUST to THE GUILD CINEMA3405 CENTRAL AVE. NEALBUQUERQUE, NM 87106tel: (505)255-1848fax: (505)232-9385www.guildcinema.com INU-OH – view a trailerAug 28 to Aug 31Sunday thru Wednesday 8pmDir. Masaaki Yuasa – 2021 – 97m – Japan – In Japanese with English subtitles From visionary director Masaaki Yuasa (MIND GAME. THE NIGHT IS SHORT WALK ON GIRL), hailed by IndieWire as “one of […]

2022 National JACL Convention

Join us August 3 to 7 in Las Vegas for  “Strengthening Our Community Through Action”! Let’s unite and reunite, in-person and virtually, to take action for our community! After having to cancel the 2020 Convention due to COVID-19, the 2022 Convention’s theme is “Strengthening Our Community Through Action”, which also builds upon last year’s theme […]