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Kon Satoshi 1963 – 2010

I was sad to see the death of animator Kon Satoshi 今 敏 reported on Boing Boing today. He was one of my favourite film-makers. He made animated films with serious themes aimed at adults. I remember thinking “They broadcast … Continue reading

25. August 2010 by ロバート
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Children Full of Life – 涙と笑いのハッピークラス

I came across this film today on Japan Probe. It reminds me a bit of “The Queen’s Classroom” except this is a real look inside a classroom in Japan’s primary school system. The original 涙と笑いのハッピークラス―4年1組命の授業 was made by NHK in … Continue reading

22. July 2009 by ロバート
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The Queen’s Classroom – 女王の教室

I first saw The Queen’s Classroom in Japan about a year ago. It has got to have the most evil bully of a teacher even in TV. Set in the sixth grade class in an elementary school, Akutsu-sensei has a … Continue reading

26. March 2009 by ロバート
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