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Japan On Fire 28: Your Name.

We do a little unscheudled stop into anime and the 2016 blockbuster Your Name from director Makato Shinkai. With Kenny B and roped in to inform, help out and review is East Screen West Screen’s Paul Fox.

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Running times:
00m 00s – Makoto Shinkai biography/discussion.
19m 19s – Your Name review

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Japan On Fire 27: Hideo Gosha – Onimasa

We jump ahead to the 80s resurgence of Hideo Gosha! Different style of filmmaking to a degree, different topics and characters to craft character-based cinema out of, in Onimasa we will talk of perhaps, the most gentle Hideo Gosha movie to date. With Kenny B and VCinema’s Coffin Jon.

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Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/Hideo Gosha biography – The story continues…
22m 00s – Cash Calls Hell & Violent Streets quick-takes.
42m 12s – Onimasa production background.
55m 27s – Onimasa review.

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Podcast On Fire Network Bonus Episode 27: Sabu – Chasuke’s Journey

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We hinted at it being announced and also being completed by the time we capped off our series on Japanese filmmaker Sabu and since it has arrived on English subtitled dvd and Blu Ray, it’s time to watch and review his 2015 fantasy, comedy, drama, goofy time…essentially there’s a lot of movie here called Chasuke’s Journey.

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Japan On Fire 26: Hideo Gosha – Hitokiri

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For our second episode in the series about director Hideo Gosha, we stay in samurai territory, watching the of shape his often intense, downbeat, dirty, grimey voice even more. With focus on 1969’s Hitokiri, we also track progress via quick reviews of the works in the wake of his debut Three Outlaw Samurai covered last episode.

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Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/Hideo Gosha biography – The story continues…
21m 29s – Sword Of The Beast & Goyokin quick-takes.
46m 22s – Shintaro Katsu biography biography/discussion.
60m 55s – Hitokiri review.

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Japan On Fire 25: Hideo Gosha – Three Outlaw Samurai

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Hideo Gosha saw samurai cinema and cinema in general and its world in a more dirty, gritty and cynical way, starting with 1964’s Three Outlaw Samurai. Kenny B and VCinema’s Coffin Jon start a new Japan On Fire director’s series in bloody, black and white-fashion.

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Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/Hideo Gosha biography – The story so far…
18m 47s – Samurai Wolf 1 and 2 quick-takes.
38m 16s – Three Outlaw Samurai review

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Japan On Fire 24: Sabu FINALE – Miss Zombie

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Sabu’s career is ongoing but we’re putting a cap on our coverage of it with this episode covering his 2013 black and white horror movie Miss Zombie.

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Japan On Fire 23: Sabu – Bunny Drop

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The Sabu filmography has been runny, drivy, walky, cycly…as in cycling, boyband wacky and downbeat and with Bunny Drop, he adds another piece of versatility to his filmography: The straightforward, family-drama.

Running Times:
00ms 00s – Intro/ Sabu biography recap and discussion
17m 43s – Troubleman review
36ms 10s – Bunny Drop manga and anime background, live action movie background
43m 46s – Bunny Drop review

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