Criminologist Himura & Mystery Writer Arisugawa: First Impressions – Monotonous Criminal Cases Wrapped in Subpar Acting

Criminologist Himura & Mystery Writer Arisugawa (臨床犯罪学者 火村英生の推理) is a 2016 Japanese investigative mystery drama that is based off the Himura Hideo novel series authored by Alice (Arisu) Arisugawa, which was first published 1992. It stars Saitō Takumi (Himura Hideo) and Kubota Masataka (Arisu Arisugawa) with direction from Noriyoshi Sakuma. The series is about a…

Diary of a Tokyo Teen by Christine Mari Inzer – Graphic Memoir Review (#OwnVoices Japanese)

Diary of a Tokyo Teen: A Japanese-American Girl Draws Her Way Across the Land of Trendy Fashion, High-Tech Toilets and Maid Cafes by Christine Mari Inzer is an #OwnVoices Japanese-American, non-fiction, graphic memoir about a teenager who is approximately fifteen to sixteen years old that returns to Tokyo for a visit after moving to America…