South Korean author Baek Sehee’s bestselling mental health memoir is uncomfortably vulnerable and compulsively readable.In her new poetry collection, “The Rupture Tense,” Xie peeks at the past to examine the consequences of “how we see, what we see, and also what we allow to remain unseen.”. David Leitch’s hyper-violent comedy may be the least authentic screen depiction of the country since “Austin Powers,” but it’s hardly the first Western movie to take such liberties.

“Beautiful Star,” a novel that the writer considered to be his masterpiece, is an absurd parody of society.Digitization and remote work will be a mixed blessing for studios and animators in 2022.The “Three Assassins” author skillfully plays with the thriller genre, mixing literary fiction with high-octane fun.The stage name was established in the latter part of the 17th century, and is considered the most prestigious of the Kabuki stage names.

‘Tokyo Vice’ steps into the capital’s criminal underworld

Ken Watanabe and Hideaki Ito star alongside Ansel Elgort in the cross-cultural series that brings to life an American reporter’s memoir about investigating Japan’s yakuza in the 1990s.With the success of the film ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once,’ the work of Shirley Kurata is in demand, but her personal style has always had its own fans.Now firmly established as cinema’s king of cringe, Swedish director Ruben Ostlund takes a scalpel to bourgeois niceties in his film.Chie Hayakawa discusses the disturbing premise for her film “Plan 75” in which older people in Japan can swap their lives for a period of financial security.

Emma Kawawada’s compelling drama about a family of Kurdish refugees in Japan lays bare the emotional toll of Japan’s treatment of asylum seekers.A Kyoto native, Wada won the Academy Award for Best Costume Design in 1986 for her work on Akira Kurosawa’s film “Ran.”. Amassing over ¥10 billion in its first 10 days in Japanese cinemas, the most ever, the movie was still sat within the top 10 as of Sunday.The star fell seriously ill after returning to Japan from overseas, and doctors have confirmed that it will be “impossible” for him to pursue work using his voice, his agency has said.

Although Ayumi Hamasaki, 43, fell unconscious temporarily, her life is not in danger from a severe allergic reaction, Avex Management Inc. said on her official website.Yuko Oshima, a former leading member of the popular Japanese all-girl idol group AKB48, and Japanese actor Kento Hayashi are set to marry, the couple said. The author delves deep into the mind of a murderer and the monstrous depths of humanity in his complex thriller “My Annihilation,” his latest novel to be translated into English.Director LeSean Thomas brings the story of Yasuke, a real-life black samurai, to Netflix as “a new kind of anime action hero.”.