anime recommendations wanted cruzl
Mon Jan 25 15:20:44 EST 1999

On Sun, 24 Jan 1999, Ted Mills wrote:

> consideration. I've enjoyed Ghost in the Shell and Patlabor II, and the
> issues they raise about the concept of a city, possible futures, etc., and

First an introduction; my name is Luis Cruz, a web developer by trade.
I am surprised that no one so far has mentioned _Wings of Honnemaise_
(available dubbed and subtitled in the US).  While it is not technically
sci-fi (like Ghost in the Shell and other mentioned), it is an excellent
film about an earth-like world struggling to put its first man into space.
While not apocalyptic in nature, it is a "deep-thought" type of film; I have
watched it several times and have come away each time with a new question or
thought about where our own society is headed.

Now for something completely different... Can anyone provide a short list
of "must-see" Japanese films/directors that would provide a good overview
of Japanese cinema of the past and present?


Luis A. Cruz
cruzl at
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