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  1. ALICE IN BORDERLAND: 'Kingdom' Star And Director Tackle New Netflix Survival Thriller Series | Film Combat Syndicate
    August 6, 2019 @ 11:53 am

    […] Aso’s thrilling life-or-death game manga originally published in 2010 and onward from Shonen Sunday Super/Weekly Shonen Sunday. Sato is best known for hits like The Princess Blade, The Library Wars trilogy, Gantz, Bleach and Inuyashiki and now takes to a limited U.S. theatrical release from Funimation Films for his latest manga adaptation, Kingdom, which, in no uncertain terms, is a film I highly recommend. […]

  2. Shinsuke Sato Inherits A KINGDOM Sequel | Film Combat Syndicate
    June 12, 2020 @ 7:25 am

    […] Funimation picked up the film for North American release last year after the film became a theatrical hit in Japan earining ¥5.47 billion at the box office for Toho. The film also screened for Fantasia XXIII among its festival stops, and you can read my review here. […]

  3. Now On Netflix: Shinsuke Sato's ALICE IN BORDERLAND Delivers Exhilirating Action Sci-Fi With Chilling Effect | Film Combat Syndicate
    December 28, 2020 @ 6:06 am

    […] If you’re as new to Alice In Borderland as this critic is, your own perceptive measures of cinema notwithstanding, you’ll certainly get a thrill out of this series. At best, it should serve as a decent and fair introduction to the show’s cast and starring lead actor Yamazaki, for further posterity. The show is his reunion with Sato since being on the set two years ago for last year’s extravagant action epic premiere, Kingdom, and considering both the show and said film are up for future continuations, I’d say Alice In Borderland is certainly worth a go. So is Kingdom, although that’s a different topic for another post. […]

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