Japanese Film Festival Review – ‘Kakegurui’

“Bring on the madness!” – Yumeko Jabami Copyright 2019 Homura Kawamoto, Toru Naomura / SQUARE ENIX “Kakegurui Movie” Project Japanese Film Festival is back to tour Australia from October through December 2019. Their line up is more diverse than ever and what a film to start things off with. ‘Kakegurui’ is the live action film, …

Japanese Film Festival Review – ‘JK☆ROCK’

“You can’t fire up my rock spirit and then run away!” – Sakura Copyright 2019 “JK☆ROCK” Business Partners A Japanese coming of age tale infused with soft rock music. JK☆ROCK is just that. Nothing more, nothing less. We first meet our lead male Jyo Kaieda (Shôdai Fukuyama) as a miserable, entitled, handsome university student with …