Mugen Foundation

The seishun eiga (youth film) is not exclusive to Japan — plenty of films from elsewhere deal with the joys and agonies of adolescence — but this popular genre has acquired certain only-in-Japan quirks.

For one thing, many seishun eiga directors are old enough to ... Read full review

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