Stray Dog of Anime

The Films of Mamoru Oshii

  • Authors
  • Brian Ruh

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
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    Pages 1-10
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    Pages 11-45
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    Pages 47-63
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    Pages 77-124
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  12. Back Matter
    Pages 263-303

About this book


Upon its US release in the mid 1990s, Ghost in the Shell , directed by Mamoru Oshii, quickly became one of the most popular Japanese animated films in the country. Despite this, Oshii is known as a maverick within anime: a self-proclaimed 'stray dog'. This is the first book to take an in-depth look at his major films, from Urusei Yatsura to Avalon .


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