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Imagine 2016 Review: Oshii Mamoru Takes NOWHERE GIRL To His Familiar Places

(The movie which can be summed up as "Stay awake, stay awake, stay awake, WHOA!!!) One cannot help but wonder what would happen if Japanese director Oshii Mamuro would ever decide to make a straightforward action film. Whether he is... More »
By Ard Vijn   

Mamoru Oshii's GARM WARS: THE LAST DRUID Acquired By ARC Entertainment For North America

Arc Entertainment have acquired the North American rights for Mamoru Oshii's action sci-fi thriller Garm Wars: The Last Druid. They plan to release the film in cinemas and on VOD on October 2nd. The planet Annwn, inhabited by the Garm, is... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Hey, Toronto! Anime Icon Oshii Mamoru Is Coming To Town For Twitch Presented Retrospective TECHNO/HUMAN

Hey, Toronto! It's not all that often that an honest to god icon comes to town but it's happening in July with Ghost In The Shell director Oshii Mamoru on hand as part of the Twitch presented mini-retrospective Techno /... More »
By Todd Brown   


As the marketing campaign for Oshii Mamoru's live action update to his popular Patlabor series, now is the time where - if this were a conventional giant robot film - we'd be breaking out the big time giant robot action.... More »
By Todd Brown   

SNOW WHITE Director To Direct Live Action GHOST IN THE SHELL

Will those who got all worked up about the live action Akira feel the same about this one? Time to find out ...Deadline is reporting that Snow White And The Huntsman director Rupert Sanders has signed on to direct a... More »
By Todd Brown   

Interview: Yuasa Masaaki Talks About Anime! Part 1 of 2: KICK-HEART

Last month, Peter van der Lugt and I were given the chance to interview anime artist and director Yuasa Masaaki, following several festival screenings of his crowd-funded short film Kick-Heart. Saying that we are fans of his work is an... More »
By Ard Vijn   

Blu-ray Review: PATLABOR: ORIGINAL OVA SERIES Looks Fresh And Sharp

(Do you feel lucky, otaku?) Confession time: after I saw Ghost in the Shell I became a stark raving mad fan of its director Oshii Mamoru, and made it a point to hunt down his other works as well. While... More »
By Ard Vijn   

KICK-HEART: Pro Wrestling Gets Animated And Exciting In Yuasa Masaaki's New Video

Anime director Yuasa Masaaki (Kaiba, Mind Game, The Tatami Galaxy) and Production I.G successfully ran a Kickstarter fundraising program for their new short film, Kick-Heart, in October last year. Stretch goals have allowed the film's runtime to be increased from... More »
By Hugo Ozman   

PATLABOR Live-Action... Something... Is About To Be Made

Is it a film? Is it a series? Whatever it is, it's a new adaptation in the Patlabor franchise, it's going to be live-action, and it's coming in 2014. To say that "not much is known" is an understatement: all... More »
By Ard Vijn   


Ask your average person on the street to name one all time classic, landmark anime and - should you get any answer at all - I would wager that you would get one of four responses better than ninety percent... More »
By Todd Brown