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Japan On Fire 31: Fist Of The North Star

Kenshiro, the fist of the north star, gets a big screen head and body bursting adventure that was such a shock to the senses, it’s been forever altered since. In this episode of Japan On Fire we turn to anime once more and Fist Of The North Star from 1986. With Kenny B and Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen podcast.

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Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/Fist Of The North Star background.
53m 58s – Fist Of The North Star review.

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Japan On Fire 30: Hideo Gosha FINALE – The Oil-Hell Murder

Hideo Gosha makes his last film and passes away. We say goodbye to the director of Three Outlaw Samurai , Hitokiri and The Geisha by looking at his 1992 film The Oil-Hell Murder. With Kenny B and author Robin Gatto.

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Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/Hideo Gosha biography – The story concludes…
37m 15s – Four Days Of Snow And Blood quick-take
69m 57s – The Oil-Hell Murder review.

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Japan On Fire 29: Hideo Gosha – The Geisha

After a hiatus, we are back for the finishing stretches of the coverage of the filmmaker responsible for Three Outlaw Samurai, Hitokiri and Onimasa. The next to last episode have us stopping in 1983 and the multi award winning drama about a geisha appropriately called The Geisha. With Kenny B and special guest, co-host and author Robin Gatto.

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Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/Robin Gatto interview.
28m 47s – Hideo Gosha biography – The story continues…
60m 51s – Death Shadows quick-take
75m 35s – The Geisha review.

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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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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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The Podcast On Fire Network aims to provide a large, continually expanding overview of Asian cinema. On the flagshow Podcast On Fire, the big guns out of Hong Kong cinema gets a spotlight through discussion and review while the remainder of the network shows gives you insight into Japanese, Korean, Taiwanese cinema and the history of adult oriented Hong Kong cinema!

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