• Entertainment
  • History of Early Anime

    by Jessica Pahutski – Staff Editor Ever since the late 1990s, anime has been an international entertainment powerhouse. Older people can remember a time when titles like “Robotech” and “Star Blazers” graced TV screens in a heavily-edited and localized state. Going back even further brings beloved classics such as “Speed Racer” and an obscure theatrical release […]

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  • “Ghost in the Shell” Disappoints Audiences With Poor Attempt to Recreate Original Movie and Manga

    by Nolan James – Staff Reporter “Ghost in the Shell,” released on Mar 31, is a remake of the beloved Japanese animated movie and manga. The original “Ghost in the Shell” is famous for its complex and morally ambiguous story. This new movie, directed by Rupert Sanders, spits in the face of the original story with […]

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  • Cherry Blossom Festival

    by Nicholas Runyon – Staff Reporter The Kent School District’s 20th Annual Cherry Blossom Festival is a KSD tradition celebrating our connection with Japan, and Japanese culture. This year it’s being held at Kentlake, and 20 years ago when we started the exchange program, the Cherry Blossom Festival was held at Kentlake for the first few […]