On-Gaku: Our Sound is one of the most impressive and fun experiences I've had with any movie. It's one of the funniest and weirdest comedies I've seen.
On a technical level, this is one of the most impressive things I've ever seen: almost everything was hand-drawn by the director Kenji Iwaisawa himself, with the help of a few amateur animators. An ambitious project that took 7 years to complete.
Nearly the whole movie is rotoscoped with some usage of more…
I'm a big fan of Shinsei Kamattechan so I went into this movie expecting a fun time but ended up very disappointed. This is a totally generic drama with uninteresting and unlikable characters. In addition to the uncreative concept, the execution was terrible. It explores the lives of different Kamattechan fans, in a way that reminds me of All About Lily Chou-Chou, but fails at every aspect where that movie succeeds: presenting interesting characters with different problems in their lives…