Giovanni's Island is as powerful as it is predictable. It may be one of the few films to focus on the Kuril Islands, but its tale will prove immediately familiar to anyone acquainted with cinema's typical treatments of war-torn children.
News LA Times Reviews Manga
posted on 2005-07-25 13:19 EDT
LA Times contributor Charles Solomon has reviewed first two volumes of
Full Metal Panic, first six volumes of Negima and first three volumes of Hunter X Hunter for the July 24 issue of the LA Times. Solomon panned Negima but gave favorable reviews to Full Metal Panic, and HunterXHunter and spoke favorably about manga in general. Thanks to Brian for this item. Correction: Fullmetal Alchemist, not Full Metal Panic!, was reviewed.