Old Fart Who Loves Japanese Pop Culture 日本の大衆文化を愛する中年

Japanese Dramas, Manga, Anime and Japanese Movies, Jpop, and anything else about Japanese pop culture that I find interesting.


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Monday, July 25, 2005

Steamboy Releases on DVD Region 1 7/26/05

In this animated tale that's as riveting as it is retro, genius teen inventor Ray Steam receives a strange spherical device containing a mind-boggling new form of energy that can power a whole country. Voices include Anne Suzuki and Katsuo Nakamura. Description from Netflix


Tuesday, July 19, 2005

Japanese Cinema e-book

The re-issuing of Noël Burch’s pioneering account of Japanese film, To The Distant Observer, first published in 1979, restores to us the best book written on Japanese cinema, and brings us back to the scene of the postwar history and the film’s historical duty to recall and narrate its world for us

Download entire book (pdf).

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Monday, July 18, 2005

DVD Decrypter is no more

"a certain company" has decided they don"t like what I"m doing (circumventing their protection) and have come at me like a pack of wolves.

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Want to download your favorite movie?? For free?? LEGALLY????

Now you can. Sort of.
The Internet Archive has a site with many public domain movies.
One notable download is "Charade" with Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn, which is "public domain due to the failure to put the then required copyright notice in the released print."
Go search their database and see what else they have!

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