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Mamoru Oshii  (born August 8, 1951 in Tokyo) is a Japanese filmmaker, television director, and writer. Famous for his philosophy-oriented storytelling, Oshii has directed a number of popular anime, including Urusei Yatsura 2: Beautiful Dreamer, Ghost in the Shell, and Patlabor 2. He also holds the distinction of having created the first ever OVA, Dallos. For his work, Oshii has received and been nominated for numerous awards, including the Palme d'Or and Golden Lion. He has also attracted praise from international directors such as James Cameron and the Wachowski brothers.

Presently, Oshii lives in Atami, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan with his dogs – a basset hound named Gabriel and a mutt named Daniel. Because of his dogs, in the "Next on FLCL" part at the end of the second episode of FLCL (Which was partially produced by Production I.G.) Haruko says that "Oshii is probably the only director that loves dogs. He thinks he's a dog himself."

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​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Mamoru Oshii  (born August 8, 1951 in Tokyo) is a Japanese filmmaker, television director, and writer. Famous for his philosophy-oriented storytelling, Oshii has directed a number of popular anime, including Urusei Yatsura 2: Beautiful Dreamer, Ghost in the Shell, and Patlabor 2. He also holds the distinction of having created the first ever OVA, Dallos. For his work, Oshii has received and been nominated for numerous awards, including the Palme d'Or and Golden Lion. He has also attracted praise from international directors such as James Cameron and the Wachowski brothers.

Presently, Oshii lives in Atami, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan with his dogs – a basset hound named Gabriel and a mutt named Daniel. Because of his dogs, in the "Next on FLCL" part at the end of the second episode of FLCL (Which was partially produced by Production I.G.) Haruko says that "Oshii is probably the only director that loves dogs. He thinks he's a dog himself."

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Personal Info

Gender -

Known Credits 37

Birthday 1951-08-08

Place of Birth Tokyo, Japan

Official Site -

Also Known As

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

2015 Nowhere GirlDirector
2015 The Next Generation Patlabor: Tokyo WarDirector
2014 Garm Wars: The Last DruidDirector
2014 The Next Generation -Patlabor-(14 episodes)Director
2014 The Next Generation: PatlaborDirector
2010 Je t'aimeDirector
2009 Assault GirlsDirector
2008 KillDirector
2008 The Sky CrawlersDirector
2008 Ghost in the Shell 2.0Director
2008 Ani*Kuri15Director
2007 EAT AND RUN -6 Beautiful Grifters-Director
2007 Ani*Kuri15(1 episode)Director
2006 Tachigui: The Amazing Lives of the Fast Food GriftersDirector
2005 Open Your MindDirector
2004 Ghost in the Shell 2: InnocenceDirector
2002 Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex(1 episode)Director
2001 AvalonDirector
1995 Ghost in the ShellDirector
1993 Patlabor 2: The MovieDirector
1992 Talking HeadDirector
1991 Stray Dog: Kerberos Panzer CopsDirector
1990 MarokoDirector
1989 Patlabor: The MovieDirector
1987 Twilight QDirector
1987 The Red SpectaclesDirector
1985 Angel's EggDirector
1984 Urusei Yatsura 2: Beautiful DreamerDirector
1983 DallosDirector
1983 Urusei Yatsura 1: Only YouDirector
1900 Urusei Yatsura(96 episodes)Director

Writing

2015 The Next Generation Patlabor: Tokyo WarWriter
2014 Garm Wars: The Last DruidWriter
2014 The Next Generation: PatlaborScreenplay
2009 Assault GirlsWriter
2009 Musashi: The Dream of the Last SamuraiScreenplay
2008 Ani*Kuri15Writer
2007 EAT AND RUN -6 Beautiful Grifters-Writer
2007 Ani*Kuri15(1 episode)Writer
2005 Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - The Laughing ManStory
2004 Ghost in the Shell 2: InnocenceScreenplay
2002 Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex(103 episodes)Writer
1999 Jin-Roh: The Wolf BrigadeNovel
1999 Jin-Roh: The Wolf BrigadeScreenplay
1995 Ghost in the ShellStoryboard
1992 Talking HeadWriter
1991 Stray Dog: Kerberos Panzer CopsWriter
1987 Twilight QScreenplay
1987 The Red SpectaclesWriter
1985 Angel's EggScreenplay
1985 Angel's EggStory
1984 Urusei Yatsura 2: Beautiful DreamerScreenplay
1983 DallosScreenplay

Crew

2014 The Next Generation: PatlaborCreator
2000 Blood: The Last VampireCreator

Creator

1900 Patlabor: The Mobile Police: Original SeriesCreator

Production

2000 Blood: The Last VampireSupervising Producer

Acting

2013 Rewind This! as Himself

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