A Fangirl’s Japanese Movie Review: Tori Girl

Tori Girl (Bird Girl) is a Japanese movie about Yukina, a freshman at a science university who gets pulled into in the school’s human-powered flight club because of a cute guy.

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Throwback Thursday: The Fangirls Movie Review-Vampire Cleanup Department

Way back in 2017, Kmuse and I stumbled across this gem of a movie. I’m not too fond of scary movies, so I told her that I’d try it, but not to expect me to finish it. As it turns out, this movie made me laugh so hard that I couldn’t breathe. It has recently been added to Viki, so I decided to do a rewatch. We have a Chinese exchange student visiting with us, and she thought it was the funniest thing she had watched in a while. She laughed so hard she cried!

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The Fangirls’ Japanese Drama Review: Under the Miracle Cherry Tree

This is a story about Kota, a teenage boy who has died but then shows up again several years later, seemingly out of the blue. Actually, Kota died several years earlier on the way to confess to his love under the cherry blossoms. Now, the old cherry tree has been slated to be removed, so he’s come back to tie up the loose ends in his life and confess his love. It’s kind of like Hi Bye Mama but with a lot less crying.

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