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Stray Dog of Anime: The Films of Mamoru Oshii

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Upon its U.S. release in the mid 1990s Ghost in the Shell, directed by Mamoru Oshii, quickly became one of the most popular Japanese animated films, or anime, in the country. Despite these accolades, Oshii is known as a contrarian within anime, a self-proclaimed 'stray dog', avoiding the limelight in favour of his own personal cinematic vision. He cannot be pigeon-holed, w ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published June 12th 2004 by Palgrave Macmillan
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Disappointingly superficial look at this anime and live-action film director. A lot of it devolves into just plot summaries of his films.
Lawrence Yaghmour
Good overview of Oshii's work.
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