Anime World Order Show # 89 – Mamoru Oshii Is a Weird Dude

Boy, we sure put this one off! Daryl finally bites the bullet after saying he’d do it for four months and reviews Gosenzo-sama Banbanzai!, a little-known OAV from Mamoru Oshii. Only part of the reason it’s little known can be attributed to the fact that it’s not easy for us in America to spell “Gosenzosama Banbanzai” correctly.

Due to time constraints and not wanting to delay this any further due to warnings from the future, we just answered one email. WILL THERE EVER BE A RAINBOW?

Catchy theme song, isn’t it? For Kenji Kawai’s 2007 full-orchestra concert–18 years later–he was sure to include it:

It’s probably been out of print for a while, but you can still find people selling the Mamoru Oshii Cinema Trilogy for about $20.

Other stuff:

Clarissa’s in grad school and next month is finals, so who knows when the next episode will come out? NOT US, THAT’S WHO.