Movie Night with Jhon: Solanin

by jh

I’ve started writing a weekly column for the website In this column, I’ll be taking a look at some live-action adaptations of manga and/or anime. This can range from some pretty big blockbuster titles to more obscure arthouse works. It’s all fair game. While I’ll be focusing on how these titles work as films, I’ll also have a section at the bottom of the article that discusses the source work by itself.

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In this week’s column for, I take a look at Takahiro Miki’s 2010 adaptation of Inio Asano’s alternative manga, Solanin