Prior to this subject I was comfortable with a decent understanding about Asian culture having done a bit of travelling around the Philippines and Indonesia. I knew a bit about their food, their ways of living, clothing, traditions and celebrations. However, Digital Asia had thrown me into a completely new realm of this particular culture.
Throughout the first few weeks of semester, the screenings had been movies I have never heard of. Growing up, my brother would be watching shows like Pokémon and Dragon Ball Z. I wouldn’t really be paying attention to the story line but I would always notice how they would pair strong facial expressions with very little dialogue, I found this to be very similar in the Gojira film. Watching Akira reminded me of the shows Dragon Ball Z because the animations style seemed to be similar. I believe my knowledge with films had…
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