I’m not much of an anime fan. Actually, I actively dislike the bulk of the anime I’ve seen. Movies by Hayao Miyazaki get my attention (there’s an argument to be made that, thanks to different sensibilities when building story and character, Miyazaki’s movies are not anime at all) and so do features by Satoshi Kon. His films are always interesting, even when they don’t work, and since the combo of Millennium Actress and Tokyo Godfathers I’ve perked up every time he gets a new project going.

He’s been working on The Dream Machine (or The Dreaming Machine, as I’ve seen it translated occasionally) for some time, and now we’ve got the first images from the kid-friendly movie. Check ’em out, after the break. Read More »