Everyone is talking about Hollywood's mecha versus kaiju summer 2013 blockbuster Pacific Rim, including its director Guillermo del Toro. The acclaimed genre film maker behind Hellboy, Blade 2 and Pan's Labyrinth sat down to offer commentary on the debut trailer.
One thing that caught Japan's attention about the film is the casting of the country's most popular child actress Mana Ashida (Rin in live action Usagi Drop) as the young version of the pilot played by Rinko Kikuchi
On her April film for her Hollywood debut, she commented “It was really difficult to cry and to run away from something that isn’t there, but I tried to play it to the best of my abilities. Please go and watch it!”