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Japan On Fire 34: Dallos

The first anime series to be released directly to video was Mamoru Oshii’s Dallos. The OVA (Original Video Animation) was born. Kenny B and Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen podcast discusses its background and how the sci-fi epic fares today. Contact the show via email at podcastonfire at googlemail.com, on our Facebook page and Facebook group or Twitter (@podcastonfire, @sogoodreviews) …

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Japan On Fire 33: The White Snake Enchantress

Japanese studio Toei makes the first feature anime in colour and turn to Chinese folklore for their supernatural, romantic tale. In this episode we therefore examine 1958’s The White Snake Enchantress (also known as Panda And The Magic Serpent). With Kenny B and Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen podcast. Contact the show …

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Japan On Fire 32: Momotaro – Sacred Sailors

It’s the first feature length anime out of Japan, it’s got singing animals… and it’s a war propaganda movie. With Kenny B and Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen podcast. Contact the show via email at podcastonfire at googlemail.com, on our Facebook page and Facebook group or Twitter (@podcastonfire, @sogoodreviews) and SUBSCRIBE to our iTunes feed. Running Times: 00m 00s – Intro/Momotaro …

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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. Contact the show via email at podcastonfire at googlemail.com, on our Facebook page and Facebook group or Twitter (@podcastonfire, @sogoodreviews) and SUBSCRIBE to our iTunes feed. Running times: …

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Japan On Fire 17: Mamoru Oshii – Avalon & The Sky Crawlers

Closing out our coverage of Mamoru Oshii, the man with a bible in one hand and a basset hound by his other side, we’ve gone through his early days in anime, live action, how he created history by re-telling it through his Kerberos Saga and how he made history with anime classics such as Patlabor …

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Japan On Fire 16: Mamoru Oshii – Ghost In The Shell

Kenny B and Coffin Jon from VCinema return to their Mamoru Oshii coverage for a (biblical?) discussion about all things Ghost In The Shell from 1995. Contact the show via email at podcastonfire at googlemail.com, on our Facebook page and Facebook group (NEW) or Twitter (@podcastonfire, @sogoodreviews) and SUBSCRIBE to our iTunes feed. Running times: 12m …

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