I know it’s unusual of me to post on a Sunday, but I wanted to let you all know that Iridium Eye Reviews has just posted a collaborative review that I had the honor of being a part of. Curtis and I had a look a Like The Clouds, Like The Wind, a historical drama from 1990 that follows the lives of an emperor’s young concubines during a time of political turmoil.
It was great fun getting to cooperate with Curtis on writing this review, so give it a look if you are interested.
AKA: Kumo no You ni, Kaze no You Ni; Kumo Kaze; Kokyu Shosetsu; Inner Palace Harem Story
Genre: Drama/Romance/Historical Drama
Year Released: 1990
Running Time: 78 minutes
Rating/Recommended Audience: PG
Related Films/Series: N/A
For Fans Of: Pygmalion, My Fair Lady, The Tale of the Princess Kaguya, Anmitsu Hime
-The Japanese version of Like the Clouds, Like the Wind was used for this review.
-The film is streaming for free on RetroCrush.
-Please check out Casper’s Reasons to Anime blog.
-Review dialogue: O=Ospreyshire/Curtis, C=Casper
-Like the Clouds, Like the Wind was originally a book written by Ken’ichi Sakemi which was released just over a calendar year prior to the movie’s debut as both of them were released in March of 1989 and 1990 respectively.
-This anime film was the first direct-to-TV movie to premiere entirely commercial-free in Japan. Even by American standards, that’s rarely…
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