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The Behind the Scenes of Top Knot Detective with Aaron McCann & Dominic Pearce | Japan Station 01

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Celebrate the official start of the Japan Station podcast with not one, but two amazing guests!

This episode I’m joined by filmmakers Dominic Pearce (left in top image) and Aaron McCann (right), the creators of the hilarious mockumentary Top Knot Detective.

In the episode Aaron and Dominic talk about what inspired them to make Top Knot Detective and the challenges they had to overcome to make their vision a reality. We also discuss bad ’80s action movies (specifically, the hilariously bad 1987 “masterpiece” Miami Connection), how you film in Japan without a permit, how they got the legendary Guitar Wolf to make an appearance in Top Knot Detective, Japanese talk shows where guests get to pet cats, and miniature ponies. If you’re confused, don’t worry. It will all make sense after you listen to the episode. So go do that now!

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Extra Stuff

Update: Top Knot Detective is out now! Go watch it!

Top Knot Detective has received an official release! You can either watch it online or get it on BluRay! Just check out the links below.

Purchase the All Region Top Knot Detective BluRay

Watch Top Knot Detective on Vimeo

Here’s the official trailer for Top Knot Detective.

And here is the Top Knot Detective cigarette commercial that was mentioned in this episode. Share this with yourfriends and tell them it’s real!

To stay up to date with the latest Top Knot Detective developments, follow the Top Knot Detective social media accounts below.

@TopKnotDetective on Facebook

@TKDetective on Twitter

@TopKnotDetective on Instagram

If you’d like to read a full review of Top Knot Detective, check our the article below.

Top Knot Detective: This Is Spinal Tap Meets Samurai Drama [Review]

And by the way, if you’re curious about Miami Connection and want to hear more of this movie’s amazing soundtrack, check out the trailer below.

And lastly, here’s the trailer for another movie mentioned in the episode: the 1999 Japanese “horror” movie Wild Zero.

Special Thanks

Opening/Closing song: Oedo Controller (大江戸コントローラー) by Yunomi featuring Toriena
To listen to more of Yunomi’s music, check out his Souncloud page or YouTube channel.

Japan Station cover art: Provided by Erik R.

Featured image: Courtesy of Aaron McCann

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