Is the ‘Hibiru’ Movie a hit?
A hit in Japan?
Not according to its producer, and not by anyone’s standards.
The “Hibaru” movie is currently scheduled for a September 18 release in Japan.
As expected, it has been criticized for not being faithful to the original manga.
While there have been plenty of critical reviews, it hasn’t been universally praised either.
It also doesn’t exactly set the bar for an epic manga adventure.
But this isn’t the first time “Habiru” has received criticism for its content.
Last year, it became a cause celebre for those in the anime and manga industries when its release was delayed.
It even inspired a hashtag to rally against the delays.
So what do you think about “Hobbits” new director, Takashi Kikuchi?
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Umaru-chan!” is streaming on Crunchyroll.