Writing Insights

Writing Insight : Thinking of the future with Miyazaki and Shinkai.

First of all, I probably need to apologize for not having done one of these in a while. I have no excuse besides sheer laziness, I’ll try to be more consistent from now on! Incidentally, I will probably have too since my work schedule is normalizing again, which means its going be unlikely for me […]

Writing Insight : Ghibli hits where it hurts

I am going to start this out by being absolutely frank, this piece has been the hardest I have written about so far. Trying to make my way through the cluster of allegories and metaphors that is this movie felt like swimming-counter current most of the time. This was diamatetrically opposite to my experience writing […]

Writing Insight: Narita stresses me!

To preface, turns out that writing that little epilogue as a blog post after my Porco Rosso piece was quite serendipitous. So I’ve decided to make this a quasi-regular thing to give well… A ‘writing insight’ I guess. I am not set on the title of this yet, but for this time I’ll run with […]

Writing about Ghibli is scary!

Hi guys, I hope all of you are safe and well out there! Thought it might be interesting to share some of my thoughts about that latest essay I wrote about Porco Rosso. Its no secret that Ghibli movies enjoy a special status, and for a good reason! The sheer amount of work and skill […]