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Mamoru Oshii

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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Japan On Fire 15: Mamoru Oshii – Stray Dog: Kerberos Panzer Cops & Jin Roh: The Wolf Brigade

Kenny B  Coffin Jon from VCinema finish off their Kerberos Saga coverage (or are they?) within this tale of Mamoru Oshii with reviews of Stray Dog: Kerberos Panzer Cops (1991) & the anime Jin Roh: The Wolf Brigade (1999). Hear the two hosts finally give the Saga some praise. Some of the editing in the first …

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Japan On Fire 14: Mamoru Oshii – The Red Spectacles & Patlabor

Kenny B and special guest Coffin Jon from VCinema continue their exploration of Mamoru Oshii and after quiet, surreal and religious anime in part 1 comes live action (anime) and a leap from the small screen to the big. Therefore we are reviewing The Red Spectacles (1987) and Patlabor (1989) in this episode.  Surrealism, absurdism and …

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Japan On Fire 13: Mamoru Oshii – Angel’s Egg (1985)

Japan On Fire continues with anime but temporarily aborts the Studio Ghibli season for the start of the tale of Mamoru Oshii, director of Ghost In The Shell, Patlabor and Avalon. Ken and special guest Coffin Jon from VCinema talk of Oshii’s career, why he divides even fans of his work and in the second hour …

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