Mamoru OSHII

押井 守
Family name (in kanji): 押井
Given name (in kanji):
Date of birth: 1951-08-08
Hometown: Tokyo, Japan
Animator: Koji Morimoto
Director: Andrzej Wajda
Director: David Lynch
Director: Jean-Pierre Melville
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
Director: Ridley Scott
Director: Robert Aldrich
Director: Robert Bresson
Director: Tatsumi Kumashiro
Director: Yoshishige Yoshida
Every time he goes to the USA he visits a shooting range
Film: 1984
Film: Blade Runner
Film: Emperor of the North Pole
Film: La Jetée
Film: Solaris
Film: Stalker
Film: The Flight of the Phoenix
Film: The Mirror
Gabu (short for Gabrielle), his basset hound
He loves guns
Mentioned being inspired by French filmmaker Jean Luc Godard at Cannes 2004.
Non-anime staff credits:
Director for "Avalon" (live-action movie) (Polish)
Director for "Stray Dog: Kerberos Panzer Cops" (Live Action Movie) (Japanese)
Director for "Tachiguishi retsuden" (live-action film)
Director for "Talking Head" (Live Action Movie) (Japanese)
Director for "The Red Spectacles" (Live Action Movie) (Japanese)
Supervisor for "Mobile Police Patlabor Comes Back: MiniPato" (Japanese)
News: Show:
Anime Limited Updates (Sep 16, 2016)
NHK Launches Ani-Kuri 15 (May 1, 2007)
New Oshii Anime (Nov 21, 2005)
New Mamoru Oshii Movie (Nov 1, 2005)
Dark Horse Manga Details (Oct 11, 2005)
Tokyo Project Gathering (Oct 3, 2005)
Anime Expo - Dark Horse (Jul 4, 2005)
Blood TV Series (Mar 31, 2005)
Pokemon Pavilion at Aichi (Mar 18, 2005)
Japanese Box Office (Mar 8, 2005)
Movies From Oshii (Aug 29, 2004)
Wired on Anime (Aug 26, 2004)
Carl Horn (Apr 22, 2004)
Windy Tales Correction (Mar 9, 2004)
Windy Tales first look (Mar 9, 2004)
Central Park Media (Jul 21, 2003)
Suzuki interview (Dec 25, 2002)
All About Japan Anime (Mar 14, 2002)
Ask Oshii (Mar 11, 2002)
No Angel's Egg in 2002 (Oct 25, 2001)
Patlabor 3 Details (Sep 14, 2001)
EX is back (Jun 25, 2001)
Lots of Bandai News (Apr 5, 2001)
Japanese Theatre News (Nov 13, 2000)
Avalon Preview online (Nov 10, 2000)
Oscar advances Anime (Oct 14, 2000)
More Blood News (Sep 29, 2000)
Details on Blood Project (Sep 26, 2000)
Anime A-GO-GO (Sep 19, 2000)
Anime News Briefs (Feb 5, 2000)
Anime Movie News Briefs (Jan 31, 2000)
Other articles: Show:
ANNCast - Raise the Ruhf (Apr 11, 2014)
Shelf Life - Galaxy Quest (Aug 23, 2010)
Hey, Answerman! (Sep 11, 2009)
Hey, Answerman! (May 29, 2009)
Hey, Answerman! (Feb 13, 2009)
Hey, Answerman! (Jun 13, 2008)
Hey, Answerman! (Jul 20, 2007)
Old School - Patlabor OVA (Apr 10, 2003)
Answerman: III (Jan 28, 2001)
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Staff in:
(English version)
Halo Legends (OAV) : Special Thanks To (Making-of)
Patlabor The Mobile Police (OAV 1/1988) : Commentary (Central Park Media; eps 1-3)

Staff in:
Angel's Egg (movie) : Director, Screenplay, Story, Original Concept
Ani-Kuri 15 (special) : Director (ep 6)
Blood+ (TV) : Planning Assistant
Blood: The Last vampire (novel) : Author
Blood: The Last Vampire (movie) : Original creator, Planning Assistant
Blood: The Last Vampire 2002 (manga) : Original creator (based on a novel)
Dallos (OAV) : Director, Screenplay
Dallos Special (OAV) : Director, Screenplay
Ghost in the Shell (movie) : Director, Storyboard
Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (movie) : Director, Script, Screenplay
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - Individual Eleven (OAV) : Story Concept
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex 2nd GIG (TV) : Story Concept (2nd GIG)
Gosenzo-sama Banbanzai! (OAV) : Director, Screenplay, Original creator
Halo Legends (OAV) : Director (creative director; The Duel), Creative Supervision
Hellhounds: Panzer Cops (manga) : Story
Ippatsu Kanta-kun (TV) : Episode Director (2 eps)
Jin-Roh - The Wolf Brigade (movie) : Screenplay, Original creator, Planning
Kagaku Ninja-Tai Gatchaman II (TV) : Director
Kick-Heart (movie) : Project Consultant
Maroko (movie) : Director, Screenplay, Original creator
Meiken Jolie (TV) : Episode Director (2 eps)
Mini Pato (movie) : Script, Music producer
Musashi: The Dream of the Last Samurai (movie) : Screenplay, Original Concept, Producer
(The) Next Generation -Patlabor- (live-action movie series) : Chief Director, Director (eps 1, 5-6, 12), Screenplay
(The) Next Generation Patlabor: Shuto Kessen (live-action movie) : Director
Ogon Senshi Gold Raitan (TV) : Episode Director
Patlabor 2: The Movie : Director
Patlabor The Mobile Police (OAV 1/1988) : Director (eps 1-6), Storyboard
Patlabor the Mobile Police (TV) : Screenplay
Patlabor: The Movie : Director
(The) Red Spectacles (live-action movie) : Director
Seraphim: 266613336 Wings (manga) : Story
(The) Sky Crawlers (movie) : Director
Spoon Oba-san (TV) : Scenario, Storyboard
Stray Dog (live-action movie) : Director
Talking Head (hybrid movie) : Director, Screenplay
Twilight Q (OAV) : Director (ep 2), Script (ep 2), Original Work (ep 2)
Urusei Yatsura (TV) : Director (1981-1984), Script, Episode Director (26 episodes
eps 1, 3b, 5a, 8a, 10, 14a, 17b, 18a, 20a, 22, 26, 33, 36, 39, 43, 52, 61, 63-64, 68, 76-77, 93, 103-104, 106

Urusei Yatsura: Beautiful Dreamer (movie) : Director, Script
Urusei Yatsura: Only You (movie) : Director, Storyboard, Dramatization
Windy Tales (TV) : Supervision
(The) Wonderful Adventures of Nils (movie) : Director, Storyboard
(The) Wonderful Adventures of Nils (TV) : Director
Yatterman (TV) : Episode Director
Zendarman (TV) : Episode Director (9 eps)

Cast in:
(English version)
Halo Legends (OAV) as Himself (Making-of)
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