Jan 15, 2018 otaku no video provides a funfilled and overthetop portrait of what it was like to be an otaku in the early days of the anime craze, and thus is an invaluable title for those interested in that part of our popculture history, but the scripted and fake liveaction interviews are an aberration that will no doubt tarnish the experience for many. However, if you grew up watching yamato and macross, gatchaman and minky momo or even if youre like me and surround yourself with people who have despite being a relative newbie otaku. Synopsis somewhat based on the real story of how gainax was founded, otaku no video addresses all aspects of an otaku lifestyle. Look at their short film that opened daicon iv, following that up with the incredible. It is noted for its mix of conventional documentary film styles with actual film, no. Just when the internet cannot offer enough of the felines being too cute for viewing at home, the victoria film festival crew operating the vic theatre is upping the ante and working in partnership with cat video fest to display them on the big screen this weekend for special screenings. Girlfriend of steel 2 iron maiden the 2nd is a video game released in 2003, the sequel to the first of the series, girlfriend of steeliron maiden. This is gainax having a good deal of fun at their own expense. Let us know what youve done that caused this error, what browser youre using, and whether you have any special extensionsaddons installed.
A comedy anime is laced with humour and sets out to provoke laughter from the audience. It chronicles the life of kubo, a welltodo and in college student, and tanaka, the social outcast that was kubos friend from high school. A true treat for true fans of any genre, otaku no video fans video is an outrageous mockumentary that combines the superb animation that made gainax one of japans bestloved animation studios with truly strange interviews with real animation fans. Jul 17, 2011 otaku no video explores cosplay and the culture of dojinshi. Robert j woodhead is raising funds for otaku no video otaking edition subtitled anime bluray on kickstarter. Watch otaku no video full movie in hd visit movie 45228 a hilarious mockumentary featuring an animated tale of an average person.
Gainaxs otaku no video ova bluray listed in japan aug 22, 2014 manga releasing towa no quon series in november may 29, 2012 final towa no quon anime film s 1st 9. Otaku no video, lyrics,song lyrics,music lyrics,lyric songs,lyric search,words to song,song words,anime music,megumi hayashibara lyric. Get the best deals on comedy animationanime ntsc vhs tapes when you shop the largest online selection at. Writerdirector benh zeitlin tries, and with eliza zeitlin sharing the credit in their screenplay, the story cant decide if it should entirely focus on this title character or simply be about motherhood. Jan 09, 2006 a shy anime fangirl struggles with an office crush. Shouji murahama, hiroki sato, jun tamaya, craig york, yuri. However, otaku no video is quite outdated and times have changed. Otaku no video is something i can only recommend to the seasoned anime watcher, especially one who will get the references to late 70searly 80s animation. Nippon otaku taishou, japan otaku award, 2003, 4594039006. A new mysterious 708th frame has been released the haruhi hunting campaign launched over 2 months ago with the goal to find and upload 707 images scattered across japan on billboards, websites, magazines and videos. Gainaxs otaku no video ova bluray listed in japan aug 22, 2014 manga releasing towa no quon series in november may 29, 2012 final towa no quon anime film s 1st 9 minutes streamed dec 9, 2011. Through the bad influence of an old friend, tanaka, his interest gains control of his life, and he is soon a fullblown otaku, indulging in cosplay and abandoned by.
He eventually becomes just as obsessed as the others, andafter being dumped by his girlfriend uenosets. The haruhi pachinko machine from sankyo has finally released in japan and is available in over 46 locations across the country. It details a fictional company and its meteoric rise intercut with pseudo interviews. Media in category 2003 anime films the following 2 files are in this category, out of 2 total. Slowly, he becomes more like them until he decides to abandon his former life to become king of otaku the otaking. In their coda, otaku no video, they made animes great roman a clef. The infamous anime mockumentary from gainax, the anime studio founded by fans, about fans who plan to otakunize humanity. The film charts the growth of the subculture starting with the original broadcasts of speed racer. At fanimecon 2003, gainaxmember hiroki sato mentioned that he was one of the otaku no video interviewees, and that unlike the other interviews which required some setup time, they just came to his home and starting filming. Discuss in the forum, contribute to the encyclopedia, build your own myanime lists, and more. For this reason, he stopped completing all the courses necessary for a university degree, and he joined a.
Cbs films and entertainment one in conjunction with lionsgate will release this comedy in theaters on october 11, 2019 when phil adam devine is your typical awkward guy who needs help to make girlfriends, the last thing anyone. Practically the last scene of the series is of this child asking what have i done. The legend of wolverine marvel comics vhs video tape 2003. He eventually becomes just as obsessed as the others, andafter being dumped by his girlfriend uenosets his sights on becoming the ultimate fan. The presentation of the otaku in the film was very eeriely similar to how nerds behave here. Otakus video is a 1991 anime spoofing the life and culture of otaku, individuals with obsessive interests in media, particularly anime and manga, as well as the history of gainax, its creators. All 707 images have been found for the haruhi hunting campaign. A shy anime fangirl struggles with an office crush. Otaku no video is a legendary 1991 studio gainax twoepisode ova telling the story of kubo, a college student in 1982 who is drawn into a group of otaku people with obsessive hobbies such as anime by his old high school buddy tanaka. A half animatedhalf liveaction mockumentary about the world of japanese geekdom.
It chronicles the life of kubo, a welltodo and in college student, and tanaka, the social outcast that was. Aug 06, 2014 but nonetheless, all the images have been collected and put together frame by frame into a music video featuring the song lost my music. Buy animation and anime vhs tapes and get the best deals at the lowest prices on ebay. Dvd cover of north american release of otaku no video. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free. Otaku no video otaku s video is a mockumentary showing the slow descent into otaku hood of kubo, a young college student with a girlfriend and a scant interest in animemanga.
These stories are built upon funny characters, situations and events. On his 14th birthday, he finally decides to confess his love to his longtime crush risa harada, but is rejected. Somewhat based on the real story of how gainax was founded, otaku no video addresses all aspects of an otaku lifestyle. While many similar themes are expressed in genshiken, genshiken focuses on the modern otaku and centers on a group of friends in an anime club called genshiken. Told in a fauxdocumentary fashion, a college student named kobu catches up with tanaka, a high school friend who is an otaku, an obsessive fan.
Otaku no video 1982 and new otaku no video 1985, multiple subtitle options, 3 commentary tracks, copious extras, liner notes, miniposter, new manga, and an exclusive embroidered patch. Daisuke niwa is a clumsy, blockheaded, and wimpy middle school student who has few redeeming qualities. Otaku no video is part documentary of anime culture in the 80s, part adapted grassroots history of gainax, part candid otaku interview, and part selfparody. Comedy animationanime ntsc vhs tapes for sale ebay. Information regarding the real life otaku interviews 1504 this was part of a larger otaku no video discussion on anime grapevinei also got the impression that the interviewee was an anime missionary spreading the word about anime to the rest of the world regarding that interview segment, the onscreen text listed him as shon hernandez. Ken kubo is a young man living an average life until he is dragged into a group of otaku. Each episode depicts a specific aspect of otaku life ranging from cosplaying to going to anime conventions. Asian pop generation o meet the otaku a global network of.
Gainaxs otaku no video ova bluray listed in japan aug 22, 2014. Characters, voice actors, producers and directors from the anime otaku no video on myanimelist, the internets largest anime database. Animeigos special limited edition bluray otaking edition of otaku no video contains both episodes. Woodhead, yoshimi kanda, hiroyuki yamaga, toshio okada. Otaku no video otakus video is a mockumentary showing the slow descent into otakuhood of kubo, a young college student with a girlfriend and a scant interest in animemanga. Otaku no video 1982 is the self mockumentary anime production company gainax created to parody themselves. Anime expo is now in its 14th year as north americas largest annual. Otaku no video is a 1991 anime spoofing the life and culture of otaku, individuals with obsessive interests in media, particularly anime and manga, as well as the history of gainax, its creators.
Inoue arts is an individual, and kaiyoudoo is a major company in the industry, and doing much better than. Otaku no video tells the story of how kubo, initially an otaku virgin, is gently cajoled by his old school friend tanaka into the ways of all things anime, manga and nerdy. Be careful, though, the only things that go in the main namespace are tropes and should be created through the ykttw system. Toshio okada is an anime producer, author, and lecturer. Mavechan video short 2004 stratos 4 video short 2003 stratos 4 tv series. Otaku no video explores cosplay and the culture of dojinshi. Great savings free delivery collection on many items. If you want to start a main otakunovideo page, just click the edit button above. Free shipping on many items browse your favorite brands affordable prices. His style has become defined by his incorporation of postmodernism and the extensive portrayal of characters thoughts and emotions, often. The garagekit companies tanaka names are both real. He is best known for creating the popular anime series neon genesis evangelion. Kubo, an athletic college student, is the only one in his tennis club who takes the sport seriously, to the consternation of his drinking buddies.
With shouji murahama, hiroki sato, jun tamaya, craig york. It is noted for its mix of conventional documentary film styles with actual film, no less, with a more traditional anime storytelling. Reviews will be synthesized from multiple viewpoints. It is noted for its mix of conventional documentary film styles with actual film.
Mixed in are liveaction interviews with real otaku, addressing. Hideaki anno, anno hideaki, born may 22, 1960 is a japanese artist, animator, anime creator, director, screenwriter, actor, producer, designer and businessperson. This comedy is a parody of japanese animated films. Cbs films and entertainment one in conjunction with lionsgate will release this comedy in theaters on october 11, 2019. After he completed the film in 2008, the film premiered at the tokyo international film festival, and at the sundance film festival 2009world cinema competition. Digital access to all online digital materials, including highresolution. If a passing familiarity to american made her or the japanese animation video girl ai sounds familiar, jexi is the film for you. My best guess is that he was the garage kit otaku, who was listed as sato hiroshi pseudonym. In 2006, his original new script for this film, the clone returns home, was awarded the sundancenhk filmmakers award. Animeigos special limited edition bluray otaking edition of otaku no video.
Bones 6film towa no quon anime opens june 18 jan 22, 2011. At fanimecon 2003, hiroshi sato, an animator and another gainax member. The studio was formed in the early 1980s as daicon film by university. Otaku no video otaking edition subtitled anime bluray by. The original otaku no video 19821985 trailers, reconstructed in full hd. Aug 01, 2016 otaku no video tells the story of how kubo, initially an otaku virgin, is gently cajoled by his old school friend tanaka into the ways of all things anime, manga and nerdy. Toshio okada, screenwriter for otaku no video and one of the founders of. Slowly, he becomes more like them until he decides. New articles on japanese pop culture are posted every day.1645 491 473 608 1072 929 1004 1136 1491 227 82 248 546 1513 83 558 848 703 1349 208 194 1433 1446 667 1393 665 1163 81 1082 571 657 73 797 457 946 985 777 1218 974