Come at Me!: Kung Fu 101 Panel (Anime Midwest 2018)

Alright, here’s a list of every title I talked about and showed (sort of)! You can also check in with my letterboxd, where I’ve documented my thoughts on a lot of these films. A while ago I made a spreadsheet listing which kung fu movies are mentioned most frequently in top # articles that might be helpful in narrowing down what to watch first! An asterisk (*) marks clips actually shown!

Come Drink With Me
One-Armed Swordsman
Bruce Lee Filmography
Drunken Master
The Prodigal Son

Dirty Ho*
5 Deadly Venoms
Crippled Avengers
The 36th Chamber of Shaolin
Return to the 36th Chamber of Shaolin
Master of the Flying Guillotine
A Touch of Zen
Kid with the Golden Arm

Funimation’s Hong Kong Connection
Bastard Swordsman*

John Woo Filmography (1986-1992)

Zu: Warrior from the Magic Mountain
Mr. Vampire
Encounters of the Spooky Kind
The Bride with White Hair
Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons*

Jackie Chan Filmography (1985-1995)
Miracles (The Canton Godfather)*

Project A
Wheels on Meals
The Eight Diagram Pole Fighter
Five Elements Ninjas
My Young Auntie
The Master
Martial Club
Legendary Weapons of China

Jet Li Filmography (1991-1998)
Once Upon a Time in China II*

Heroic Trio
Iron Monkey
Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky
Wing Chun

The God of Cookery
Shaolin Soccer
Kung Fu Hustle

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Hero
House of Flying Daggers
Ong-Bak
The Protector
Chocolate
Red Cliff
Ip Man

The Grandmaster
Shaolin
The Raid: Redemption
Dragon
Tai Chi Zero
The Final Master
Kung Fu Killer
The Butcher, The Chef, & The Swordsman

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OVA: Obscure Video Awesomeness (Anime Midwest 2018)

Here’s the list of the anime I showed, probably in order. I’ve put a “+” next to the titles worth watching and a “-” next to those that suck. If there’s no mark, I haven’t seen it.

Hon Ran (Crimson Wolf)
Black Lion+
Dark Cat
Raven Tengu
Robot Carnival+
Wicked City+
Burn Up!+
Butt Attack Punisher Girl Gautaman
Ai City
Baoh+
Goku: Midnight Eye+
Bubblegum Crisis+

Classics OVAs (Not listed above):
Legend of the Overfiend
Mad Bull 34+
Giant Robo+
Riding Bean+
Vampire Hunter D+
Cyber City Oedo 808
Legend of the Galactic Heroes+
Patlabor+
Tenchi Muyo
Devil Hunter Yohko
El-Hazard: The Magnificent World
Gall Force
Gunbuster
Macross Plus+
Megazone 23
Project A-Ko+
Record of Lodoss War+
Nasu: Summer in Andalusia+

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Game Master Panel (Anime Midwest 2018)

I’d reiterate my notes, but really the best thing you can do is check out the great people in the GM Advice section below! Thanks for coming!

GM Advice:
Matt Colville
Adam Koebel
Dael Kingsmill
Game Master’s Journey
The GM’s Guide
Dragon Talk
Master of the Game (by Gary Gygax)

RPG Play Shows (There’s way more. I just don’t watch them):
The Adventure Zone
Critical Role
Dungeons, Dice, & Everything Nice

Maps:
Dungeonographer
2C Gaming (2D Maps and miniatures)

Miniatures:
Noble Knight Games
Troll and Toad
Miniature Market
D&D Collector’s Series
Arcknight 2D Minis
Printable Heroes

Worldbuilding:
How to design a town
Random City Generator
Fantasy Calander Generator

Random:
Dungeon Master 101
Alternate Initiative System
Running a solo boss
The Overland Travel Montage
Major Injuries Table

Anime Goes to the Movies! – CAD Edition

Here’s the list of titles I mentioned, the ones with * next to them had a clip shown:
The Castle of Cagliostro (1979)
Ninja Scroll (1993)
Redline (2009)*
The Star of Cottonland (1984)
Night on the Galactic Railroad (1985)
Catnapped! (1995)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Cat_Returns (2002)
Laputa: Castle in the Sky (1986)
Porco Rosso (1992)
The Wind Rises (2013)
Yoyo and Nene (2013)
Welcome to the Space Show (2010)
You are Umasou*
Whisper of the Heart (1995)
When Marnie Was There (2014)
Patema Inverted (2013)
Urusei Yatsura 2: Beautiful Dreamer (1984)
The Garden of Words (2013)
Children Who Chase Lost Voices from Deep Below (2011)
Gauche the Cellist (1984)
Only Yesterday (1991)
Summer Wars (2009)
Wolf Children
Perfect Blue (1997)
Millennium Actress (2001)
Tokyo Godfathers (2003)
Paprika (2006)*
Robot Carnival (1987)
Neo-Tokyo (1987)
Memories (1995)
Blood: The Last Vampire (2000)
Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust (2000)
Dirty Pair: Project Eden (1987)
Steamboy (2004)
Arcadia of My Youth (1982)
Space Pirate Captain Harlock (2013)
Galaxy Express 999 (1979)
Adieu, Galaxy Express 999 (1981)
Macross: Do You Remember Love? (1984)*
Patlabor: The Movie (1989)
Patlabor 2: The Movie (1993)
Akira (1988)
Ghost in the Shell (1995)
Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade (1999)
Grave of the Fireflies (1988)
Sword of the Stranger (2007)*
Royal Space Force: The Wings of Honneamise (1989)
The Dagger of Kamui (1985)
Angel’s Egg (1985)
Adolescence of Utena (1999)

OVA: Obscure Video Awesomeness – CAD Edition

Here’s the list of the anime I showed, probably in order. I’ve put a “+” next to the titles worth watching and a “-” next to those that suck.

Bubblegum Crisis+
Legend of the Overfiend
Ai City
Baoh+
Black Lion+
Psychic Wars
Mad Bull 34+
Raven Tengu
Goku: Midnight Eye+
Giant Robo+
Butt Attack Punisher Girl Gautaman

Classics OVAs (Not listed above):
Riding Bean+
Vampire Hunter D+
Cyber City Oedo 808
Legend of the Galactic Heroes+
Patlabor+
Tenchi Muyo
Devil Hunter Yohko
El-Hazard: The Magnificent World
Gall Force
Gunbuster
Macross Plus+
Megazone 23
Project A-Ko+
Record of Lodoss War+
Robot Carnival+

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Japanese Horror: Film vs Anime – CAD Edition

Here’s a good chunk of the titles mentioned, if you want more check out my article HERE.
The ones with asterisks actually had a clip shown:
Gojira*
Onibaba
House*
Entrails of a Virgin
Evil Dead Trap*
Guinea Pig 4: Mermaid in a Manhole
Tetsuo the Iron Man
Ring
Ju-On: The Grudge*
The Grudge
Dark Water
Pulse
One Missed Call*
Audition
Ichi the Killer
Suicide Club*
Tokyo Gore Police
Exte: Hair Extensions
Attack on Titan
Paranormal Activity: Tokyo Night*
Devilman
Legend of the Overfiend*
Mr. Arashi’s Amazing Freakshow
Perfect Blue
Wicked City
Demon City Shinjuku
Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust
Pet Shop of Horrors
Higurasji: When They Cry
Hellsing: Ultimate*
Gyo: Tokyo Fish Attack!
Ghost Hunt
Highschool of the Dead
Tokyo Ghoul

The final film shown, Present, doesn’t have a wikipedia page. However, I did find it by reading “Flowers from Hell” by Jim Harper

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Great Directors of Anime: CAD Edition

List of directors mentioned and the filmsI showed a clip from:
Isao Takahata
The Tale of Princess Kaguya

Katsuhiro Otomo
Construction Cancellation Order (From Neo-Tokyo)

Rintaro
Galaxy Express 999

Mamoru Oshii
Ghost in the Shell

Satoshi Kon
Paprika

Mamoru Hosoda
Wolf Children

Makoto Shinkai
Z-Kai: Cross Road

Shinichiro Watanabe
Cowboy Bebop

Yoshiaki Kawajiri
Demon City Shinjuku

Tetsuro Araki
Guilty Crown

Masaaki Yuasa

Sayo Yamamoto

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OVA: Original Video Awesomeness Notes (2016)

My computer crashed so I apologize if I forget any titles. Also the titles listed aren’t in the order they were shown, because I lost my playlist. I’ve put a “+” next to the titles worth watching and a “-” next to those that suck.

Baoh+
Bubblegum Crisis+
Butt Attack Punisher Girl Gautaman
Crystal Triangle
Devilman+
Goku: Midnight Eye+
Riding Bean+
Vampire Hunter D+
Cyber City Oedo 808
Giant Robo
Mad Bull 34
Black Lion

Classics OVAs (Not listed above):
Legend of the Galactic Heroes+
Patlabor+
Tenchi Muyo
Devil Hunter Yohko
El-Hazard: The Magnificent World
Gall Force
Gunbuster
Macross Plus+
Megazone 23
Project A-Ko+
Record of Lodoss War+
Robot Carnival+

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J-Horror: Film vs Anime Notes (2016)

Here’s a good chunk of the titles mentioned, if you want more check out my article HERE.
The ones with asterisks actually had a clip shown:
Gojira*
Onibaba
House*
Entrails of a Virgin
Evil Dead Trap*
Guinea Pig 4: Mermaid in a Manhole
Tetsuo the Iron Man
Ring
Ju-On: The Grudge*
The Grudge
Dark Water
Pulse
One Missed Call
Audition*
Ichi the Killer
Suicide Club*
Tokyo Gore Police
Attack on Titan*
Paranormal Activity: Tokyo Night
Devilman*
Legend of the Overfiend*
Mr. Arashi’s Amazing Freakshow
Perfect Blue
Wicked City
Demon City Shinjuku
Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust
Pet Shop of Horrors
Higurasji: When They Cry
Hellsing: Ultimate*
Gyo: Tokyo Fish Attack!
Ghost Hunt
Highschool of the Dead
Tokyo Ghoul

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