Tag Archives: Katsuhiro Otomo

Metropolis

Anime vitae Osamu Tezuka was so taken with Fritz Lang’s Metropolis that he had to create his own version. In 1949, Tezuka was one of Japan’s favorite young cartoonists. His New Treasure Island series had been a big hit, and … Continue reading

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Perfect Blue

Otomo’s blue period Guest Review by Mike Flores I have just seen one of the finest adult animated films ever made. It is also one of the best films of 1999.¬†Perfect Blue¬†is the name of the film, which opens around … Continue reading

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