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Finding a spot in Tokyo that is open to gay foreigners reveals both what is cross-cultural and what is specific in lgbtq culture.
A Studio Ghibli from the 90s is finally released internationally.
Charming Japanese ballet of popular folktale now playing at Place des Arts.
The story is a familiar one of love and betrayal, but it has plenty to keep an opera noob interested.
Korean documentary explores the working conditions in the factories of Korea and Cambodia
Annual festival showcases Japanese culture with colourful events and delicious food.
Wanting to immerse a little more in Otakuthon’s cultural variety, Rachel visited every single room.
List of festivals and events in Montreal taking place in August 2015. Dance, food, culture, and lots of pride!
Cosplay central at Otakuthon this afternoon. The anime world is alive and maybe a little human.
If you’re headed to Otakuthon this year for the first time (or the second), our quick guide for the newbie has some key pointers.
Film about a young webstarlet and her dedicated fan is about growing up and being a kid.
These are the films Angela will be catching at Fantasia 2015.
Montreal’s annual Fantasia Festival has enough films to sate all blood/horror/humour/noirlust. Here are our picks.
Have you ever heard of an anaesthesiologist hosting a group of underground punk bands, at his own expense, from half way around the world? Tokyo sure has!
A tale of friendship and self-discovery from Studio Ghibli.
Interviews with Japanese survivors from Canadian interment camps makes for poignant show.
Cherry Typhoon has her bags packed for Japan, but her heart is in Montreal. Our interview with the neo-burlesque dynamo is here:
Documentary films in festival range from raw to uplifting as they capture the stories of both people and ideas from every corner of the planet.
Montreal’s convention for all things anime kicks off this week.