Makoto Shinkai’s latest blockbuster anime film, Suzume No Tojimari, could be the acclaimed director’s best film yet. Suzume No Tojimari (literally Suzume’s door locking or Suzume’s door lock in English) is a fantastical film set in present-day Japan. The film follows a high-school girl named Suzume as she travels around Japan sealing away a mysterious … Continue reading Suzume No Tojimari Review: Shinkai Explores Disaster & Trauma
Makoto Shinkai's new blockbuster anime, Suzume No Tojimari, released in Japan on November 11, 2022. Fans living outside of Japan will have to wait until the international release in early 2023. However, since Japan Bound is on the ground we are here to give you our full rundown of the plot (if you want to … Continue reading Suzume No Tojimari Full Plot Synopsis, Release Date, Setting
More and more people are tuning into Anime shows, and it’s no surprise why. The stories are mostly adaptations of complex manga (Japanese comic books) story arcs that cater to a wide variety of audiences. Anime games and merchandise have also blown up in popularity with the advent of Cosplay events whose acceptance has permeated … Continue reading Top 5 Anime to Watch for Beginners in 2022
Before I lived in Japan, I had always marveled at the endless amount of video games, anime merch, and other goods that just didn’t make it out of the country. As a longtime gamer and anime fanatic, I couldn’t help but be jealous of all the cool stuff I wasn’t able to get in Canada. … Continue reading ZenPlus Review: The Easiest Way to Buy from Japan
A detailed guide of the best wineries in Yamanashi, Japan, and the best route to take when visiting them all.
As you emerge from the last serpentine train tunnel, making your way from Tokyo into Yamanashi, you suddenly plunge into vast swathes of lush vineyards. On countless occasions, as I sat peering through my window onboard a passing train, I felt a deep longing to explore these vineyards and wineries on foot. Anyone who loves … Continue reading The Best Wineries in Yamanashi, Japan: A Full-Day Walking Tour
If you're a newcomer to the Crunchyroll anime streaming platform and immediately find that the Crunchyroll app or website isn't working at all, it could be your geolocation that is the issue. In this article, I'll explain how to determine if that is the case and how to get around that issue with a cheap … Continue reading Why is Crunchyroll Not Working? – Probably Your Geolocation
While Netflix can sometimes track whether or not you're using a VPN, there are ways to get around this and access the anime titles you want to watch so badly. Here, we'll outline how to unlock the Studio Ghibli films on Netflix from anywhere in the world, but this process works for any anime titles … Continue reading 5 Steps to Unlock Studio Ghibli Anime on Netflix
You can watch the the Violet Evergarden movie (2020) directly on Netflix, but you may need to use this trick to access it.
Makoto Shinkai fans across the world will rejoice to know that Netflix has added Shinkai's blockbuster hit, Your Name, to their library However, the problem is if you don't live in select countries (United Kingdom, Australia), you won't see Kimi No Na Wa in your library. Why? Because certain titles are geo-locked and unfortunately Netflix … Continue reading How to Watch Your Name on Netflix from Anywhere in the World