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Japan On Fire 11: Laputa Castle In The Sky

The Japan On Fire crew continue the Studio Ghibli coverage (Intro episode HERE) and it’s suitable to start at the point WHERE it started. Therefore it’s all Laputa – Castle In The Sky in this episode!

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Running times:
00m 00s-15m 03s      Intro, Hayao Miyazaki bio
15m 14s-31m 44s        Laputa Castle In The Sky plot and background
31m 45s-End                 Laputa Castle In The Sky review

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Japan On Fire 9: Voices On Kaiju – John Kreng

Fight choreographer and author John Kreng drops by in the conclusion to our Kaiju-themed Japan On Fire. A laid back chat between him and Ken covers a bit of the technical side to the action in the monster movies, John’s love for 70s grindhouse, B-movies, what makes martial acting and why not discuss a bit of RoboCop while we’re also at it.

KEN’S EDIT:Excuse my misidentification of who does the stunt in No Regret, No Return. It’s apparently Sam Wong (who fought Jackie at the beginning of Police Story III).

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Japan On Fire 8: Voices On Kaiju – August Ragone

Author of  “Eiji Tsuburaya: Master of Monsters: Defending the Earth with Ultraman and Godzilla” shares with Ken the very first childhood Kaiju-exposure, how it’s corrupted him since, comparison of the Godzilla eras and basically verbally writing a love letter to the Gamera-series. Yet another. It’s deserved. Read the rest of this entry »

Japan On Fire 7: Voices On Kaiju – Ronald L. Strong

Filmmaker/filmhistorian/trivia machine Ronald L. Strong goes over his fanatic history digging Kaiju. It’s a delightful journey as well as an aggrivating one thanks to a fair few characters taking hold of the Godzilla franchise in the 80s and onwards. Gamera still rocked though!

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