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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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

“A Brief History of Anime” Notes

Really the titles listed below can and should be found on any list of classic anime. I’ll link a few series I mentioned/would have mentioned below, but first major resources I used:
“Anime: A History” by Johnathan Clements
“The Anime Encyclopedia” by Helen McCarthy and Johnathan Clements

The wikipedia article on the history of anime has key series of each decade listed or mentioned. Just click around and find something interesting!

Astro Boy
Kimba the White Lion
Princess Knight
Mazinger Z
Space Battleship Yamato
Space Pirate Captain Harlock
Galaxy Express 999
Lupin the III
Ashita no Joe
Science Ninja Team Gatchaman
Mobile Suit Gundam
Robotech
The Super Dimension Fortress Macross
Urusei Yatsura
Dallos
Royal Space Force: The Wings of Honneamise
Akira
Kiki’s Delivery Service
Neon Genesis Evangelion
Serial Experiments Lain
Eureka Seven
RahXephon
Ghost in the Shell
Pokemon
Ninja Scroll
Deadman Wonderland
Aldnoah.Zero

For a list of classic OVAs, check out the OVA Madness panel notes

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“OVA Madness” Notes

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.

Psychic Wars
Legend of the Overfiend
Devilman+
Baoh+
Riding Bean+
Robot Carnival+
Butt Attack Punisher Girl Gautaman
The Guyver+
Crystal Triangle
Digital Devil
Goku: Midnight Eye+
Bubblegum Crisis+
Wicked City+

Classics OVAs (Not listed above):
Legend of the Galactic Heroes
Vampire Hunter D
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

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“Japanese Horror: Film vs Anime” Notes

My computer has crashed so apologies if I forget any titles. 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*
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

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“Art of Emotion” Notes

Hayao Miyazaki’s Filmography
In specific I mentioned that this was my favorite film- The Castle of Cagliostro
Other examples used:
Tokyo Strut
The Running Man (from Neo-Tokyo)
The Tale of Princess Kaguya
Mononoke
Madoka Magica
Garden of Words
And of course I must credit my most used source:
Understanding Comics by Scott McCloud

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