Category Archives: Movies

On Ozu, Architecture and Japanese Lunch Boxes

Japan is really good at dividing wholes into smaller parts. Just look at the Bento box a mother makes for a 4-year-old or the masterpieces of the Japanese filmmaker Yasujiro Ozu. It’s in the architecture, where panels are carefully measured … Continue reading

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J-Cin Sundays: Godzilla vs Fukushima

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J-Cin Sundays: “Linda Linda Linda”(リンダリンダリンダ)

J-Cin is a new, semi-regular weekend feature for This Japanese Life discussing Japanese Cinema. This is the first installment.

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