best foreign movies and tv streaming

(Welcome to Pop Culture Imports, a column that compiles the best foreign movies and TV streaming right now.)

Love, or heartbreak, is in the air, depending on what foreign-language film or show you’re watching from this week’s Pop Culture Imports column. Is there a reason for the selection of romance-themed titles? Who can say? But whatever the case, it’s time to bask in the middle-aged heartbreak of the best Claire Denis-Juliette Binoche collaboration Let the Sunshine In, or watch two hustlers fall in love in Audrey Tatou’s Priceless. Or turn to the other side of the hemisphere to watch a romantic-comedy anime like Toradora! Whatever strikes your fancy (if your fancy is fancying someone), it’s there to stream.

So let’s fire up those subtitles, and get streaming.

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inuyasha sequel

Inuyasha was one of the biggest animes of the early 2000s. Coming right at the height of the global anime wave of the ’90s and 2000s, the Rumiko Takahashi-created series converted many a young anime fan (including yours truly) with its fantastical action-adventure story about a contemporary Japanese teenager who gets trapped in feudal Japan. The anime was one of the iconic globally popular animes, preceding the likes of Bleach, Naruto, One Piece, and the current shonen anime king, My Hero Academia. And now, after eight years off the air, it’s coming back with a sequel anime series about the next generation of feudal Japan half-demons with Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon.

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