STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 5,277 this week

Mamoru Oshii


Mamoru Oshii was born on August 8, 1951 in Tokyo, Japan. He is a director and writer, known for Ghost in the Shell (1995), Urusei yatsura (1981) and Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (2004). See full bio »

Holiday Streaming

Check out streaming holiday favorites and binge-worthy classics in our Holiday Streaming guide.

Visit the Holiday Streaming guide

On Amazon Video

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 31 people
created 28 Oct 2011
 
a list of 27 people
created 02 Mar 2012
 
list image
a list of 32 people
created 3 months ago
 
a list of 39 people
created 2 months ago
 
a list of 28 people
created 2 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Mamoru Oshii's work have you seen?

User Polls

13 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Ghost in the Shell
(1995)
Urusei yatsura
Urusei yatsura Director
(1981-1984)
Kagaku ninja tai Gatchaman II
(1978-1979)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Director (40 credits)
 2014 The Next Generation: Patlabor (TV Series)
 2010 009: The Reopening (Short)
 2010 Halo Legends (Video) (creative director - segment "The Duel")
 2010/II Je t'aime (Short)
 2009 Assault Girls
 2008 Kiru
 2008 Sukai kurora
 2007 Shin onna tachiguishi retsuden (segments "The Assault Girl", "The Golden Fish Girl")
 2007 Ani*Kuri15 (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Project_Mermaid (2007)
 2005 Mezame no hakobune (Short)
 2001 Avalon
 1992 Talking Head
 1990/II Maroko
 1989 Gosenzosama Banbanzai! (TV Series)
 1987 Twilight Q (Video) (part two)
 1986 Urusei Yatsura Memoriaru Arubamu: Aimu za Shû-chan (Video short) (episode director: archive footage)
 1985 Angel's Egg
 1985 Urusei Yatsura: Ryôko no Kugatsu no Ochakai (Video) (episode director: archive footage)
  Urusei yatsura (TV Series) (102 episodes, 1981 - 1984) (lead director - 2 episodes, 1983)
- Scramble! To the Rescue of Lum! (1984) ... (lead)
- Sakura, Sad Years of Youth (1984) ... (lead)
 1983 Dallos (Video)
 1980 Nirusu no fushigi na tabi (TV Series) (episodes 6, 9, 10, 13, 23, 49, 51)
 1978-1979 Kagaku ninja tai Gatchaman II (TV Series) (52 episodes)
- Sôsai Ekksu no metsubô (1979) ... (as Mamoru Oshî)
- Kanashimi no Geru Sadora (1979) ... (as Mamoru Oshî)
- Nazo! Nazo? Geru Sadora no haha (1979) ... (as Mamoru Oshî)
- Moeyo! Kondoru (1979) ... (as Mamoru Oshî)
- Shijô saidai no ôtsunami (1979) ... (as Mamoru Oshî)
 1977 Ippatsu Kanta-kun (TV Series)
 1977 Yattâman (TV Series) (2 episodes)
Show Show Writer (30 credits)
Show Show Art department (6 credits)
Show Show Producer (5 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Animation department (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (7 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

TV Commercial ("Last Orders" - Samurai & Beer) for Murphy's Irish Stout (1998)

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | See more »


Alternate Names:

Hiroshi Iwasaki | Rei Maruwa | Mamoru Oshî
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

According to Oshii, "Kenji Kawai's music is responsible for 50 percent of [his] films' successes" and he "can't do anything without [Kenji Kawai].". See more »

Trademark:

Always works with composer 'Kenji Kawai'. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Patlabor or Ghost in The Shell movies? theasikkala
one of the best El_Magus
Rate Mamoru Oshii's Films kagetsuhisoka
Rank yer Oshii Sanjuro-15
I cannot express how fascinated i am by this movie. StarlessAeon
What's to come? PyramidHead1986
Discuss Mamoru Oshii on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page