Suzume (2022)

        Director/writerand his team of animators provide a mythological interpretation for the hundreds of earthquake tremors Japan suffers each year—and particularly for the Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami that killed nearly 20,000 people and caused the Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster in 2011. This beautifully animated adventure tale is a good one for …

The Wind Rises (2113)

This bio of Japanese aviationist Jiro Horikoshi, beginning with his boyhood dreams of flying, tells parallel stories of his development of the Japanese Zero & his love for his TB-infected wife.