Tag Archives: Misako Renbutsu

Nobuhiko Obayashi – Tenkosei: Sayonara anata AKA Switching – Goodbye Me (2007)

A self-remake of multi-award winning 1982 film by director Obayashi Nobuhiko, “Tenkousei” is about two junior high student switching body. A very unique, experimental film. Read More »

Nobuhiko Ôbayashi – Kono sora no hana: Nagaoka hanabi monogatari AKA Casting Blossoms to the Sky (2012)

Reiko is a journalist who travels to Nagaoka to report on the victims of the Tohoku earthquake. She will also run into her ex-boyfriend Kenichi, who hopes to convince her to star in a play based on the bombing the city underwent during the Second World War. Through his magnificent and unmistakable signature, Ôbayashi reflects on Japan’s historical wounds. Read More »