Interview with Kosuke Takaya – Film Director Buy Bling, Get One free

Kosuke Takaya is a young and exciting film director whose movie  Buy Bling, Get One Free was recently shown at the Raindance Film Festival in London, and is being released on a DVD which includes films by other up and coming directors: Kosuke Takaya’s film was part of a Japanese governmental initiative run by […]

三度笠 Sandogasa Hat – A Traditional Japanese Accessory

By Mike Sullivan Often in period dramas, movies or even anime you will notice the hats that people wear when travelling, for many people they are seen as cool and are quite often associated with samurai. In fact normally the hat they will wear is called a Sandogasa (三度笠)which is a wide hat but which […]