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Set during World War Two, In This Corner of The World is a domestic drama about finding meaning in the midst of chaos.

Review: Meandering manga adaptation misses the mark

By Aidan Lentz, Staff Writer September 19, 2017
The totally inconsistent pacing and lack of character development cause the film to feel far longer than its 130-minute run time.
Death Note is the westernized version of the Japanese anime classic. The Netflix remake is less a high stakes detective drama and more a high school drama with a sinister supernatural twist.

Review: Netflix’s ‘Death Note’ has a paper-thin plot

By Jake Leary, Life and Culture Editor September 5, 2017
“Death Note” is neither a strong stand-alone story nor is it a compelling retelling of the manga.
Deja View: Ghost in the Shell and white washing in Hollywood

Deja View: ‘Ghost in the Shell’ and white washing in Hollywood

By Kendyl Bennett, Podcast Editor April 4, 2017

In this week’s episode of Deja View, Assistant Life & Culture Editor Jake Leary sits down with Contributing Writer Patrick Pinney to discuss his review of “Ghost in the Shell.” Then, Jake...

Ghost in the Shell is the latest adaptation of the 1989 manga of the same name. The film, set in a futuristic Asian city, explores the the meaning of consciousness and the power of memory.

Review: ‘Ghost in the Shell’ is a hollow shell of the original

By Patrick Pinney, Contributing Writer April 4, 2017

The release of “Ghost in the Shell” has sparked much discussion within the film community. One could discuss “Ghost in the Shell” as a franchise and how the 1995 movie has influenced both eastern...

Kristiina Korpus ’13 speaks April 5 at Ithacon, a comic book convention in Ithaca that was hosted at Ithaca College this year. Korpus spoke about the history of women in comic books and their controversial depictions.

Ithacon speaker discusses female comic tropes

By Tylor Colby, Staff Writer April 9, 2014
Kristiina Korpus '13 gave a talk on April 5 at Ithacon discussing sexism in Japanese anime. Staff Writer Tylor Colby sat down with Korpus to further discuss her thoughts regarding female representation in comic books.
Gotta catch ’em all: Anime club seeks new members

Gotta catch ’em all: Anime club seeks new members

By Nathan Rafalowski, Contributing Writer September 11, 2012
The Anime Society of Ithaca College has been a student organization at the college for many years now, they are seeking new members regardless of their familiarity with anime.
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