Grave of the Fireflies (火垂るの墓) – Film Review
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Grave of the Fireflies (火垂るの墓) – Film Review

The 1988 classic film Grave of the Fireflies (火垂るの墓) came way before Studio Ghibli’s (ジブリ) many classics such as Spirited Away (千と千尋の神隠し), Howl’s Moving Castle (ハウルの動く城) and My Neighbor Totoro (となりのトトロ). However Grave of the Fireflies will always be the classic movie to me, and without exception my favourite. Based on the book written by the…

Journey in Japan Part 19: Lets Go To Space, Brother
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Journey in Japan Part 19: Lets Go To Space, Brother

Today I determine to have a look at an additional temple. I lazily take the metro train simply one stop, then alter for the bus. The bus takes fifteen mins and prices me 230. My destinationisRokuon-ji Holy place. One part of the temple premises is called Kinkaku-ji, or the Temple of the Golden Pavilion. This…