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Patrick Macias

Patrick Macias is the author of TokyoScope: The Japanese Cult Film Companion and the writer of the Paranoia Girls web comic.

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Samurai and Son: The Lone Wolf and Cub Saga

This adaptation of one of the most influential series in manga history is a delirious mix of breathtaking swordplay and pop vulgarity.

By Patrick Macias

Sword of the Beast: I Wish I Could Be a Beast
Yasukuni Temple, not far from the Imperial Palace, in Tokyo . . . the spirits of dead warriors are said to reside there. Yasukuni is a Shinto shrine, built in 1869 to honor those who died in Japan’s military service. And because convicted war crimi…

By Patrick Macias