Tag Archives: Go Nagai

Mothballs: If There Were Dreams To Sell Fandora And Dimensions To Buy

This Week: Dream Dimension Hunter Fandora (Mujigen Hunter Fandora)

Go Nagai’s first original anime, an OVA built from the ground up to be such a project, near as I can figure out. He had other anime adaptations before, sure. Some gigs where an anime and manga would come out at the same time as well. And indeed even a previous OVA based on his Barabanba manga.

Here though, was for building something direct and specifically for going to the store and buying a tape. Which is interesting to me to check out, given how he works and how his ideas have been received at times.

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Mothballs: Violence Jack

This Week: Violence Jack: Harlem Bomber, Violence Jack: Evil Town, and Violence Jack: Hell’s Wind

As I have been already on a personal gore and horror backcatalogue theme for October, and the currently airing Kill la Kill has so much raw Go Nagai inspiration in its tank, Violence Jack seemed like a natural fit to spin back around to doing some light revisitng for this week.

While this is normally a space where I talk about any and all productions I watched that are not currently airing, and I did also view all of Gatchaman Crowds in the past seven days, it does not really fit with the theme I have been running with for these Friday writeups this month. That said, I did cover my thoughts on it earlier in the week if you are so inclined.

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