Toshio Hirata briefly talks about the origin of Japanimation, the revolution of limited animation, Masao Maruyama's unusual and pivotal role in Madhouse, and his prior work, such as Bobby's Girl.
Mutsumi Inomata and Atsuko Ishida Discussion on 80s Cute Girls Anime
A retrospective between Mutsumi Inomata and Atsuko Ishida from 2012 on 80s cute girls anime, where they talk about working at Kaname Pro on projects such as Plawres Sanshiro, Leda: The Fantastic Adventure of Yohko, Windaria, and more.
Previously Unreleased Osamu Dezaki Interview
A previously unpublished Osamu Dezaki interview, brought to light thanks to the 2018 book "Complete Analysis! Osamu Dezaki, the Man who Created the Tomorrow’s Joe Anime"
Akio Sugino’s Brief Reflections on a Long Career
In this 2018 book, Osamu Dezaki's long-time partner in crime Akio Sugino briefly takes us through his recollections of Dezaki and others throughout his career.
Animysteries: Royal Space Religion and Transforming Q
Minda Nao unveils the shocking truth of anime's past — specifically that of Royal Space Force and Twilight Q: Mystery Case File 538.
Birth of the OAV: Talking Dallos and the Emerging Rental Market with Shigeru Watanabe
In this mid-80s Animage interview with Shigeru Watanabe, he talks about the reception of the first OAV Dallos and the emerging home video rental market.
Comic Box Interview: Bandai President Makoto Yamashina on Royal Space Force
With the theatrical release of Royal Space Force on the horizon, then-Bandai President Makoto Yamashina gives us the backstory of Bandai's entrance into movie production, and breaks down the differences between his and the younger generation and how this relates to the reception of the movie.
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Holding out for a B-Club: Toshihiro Hirano Commentary
Courtesy of this B-Club special, character designer and director Toshihiro Hirano gives us commentary on his 80s work in anime. Find out what he has to say about Megazone 23, Fight! Iczer One, Ninja Warrior Tobikage, Cosmos Pink Shock, Hyper Combat Unit Dangaioh, and a rejected Sunrise proposal: Iron Sperke.
Shigeru Watanabe and Fans Reminisce About Royal Space Force on Japanese Twitter
Former Bandai Visual producer Shigeru Watanabe shares some previously unseen production documents and stories about Royal Space Force with the fans. Also no, the featured image doesn't make sense.
The Other Half of the Golden Combo: Akio Sugino Interview – Animation and Akio Sugino (Part 5/6)
"I went back and forth to America over the span of a few years and designed these characters. But ultimately I got dropped from [Nemo]. It was really quite unfortunate."
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Unconstrained Life Carves Deep – Royal Space Force: The Wings of Honnêamise
"Upon rewatching Royal Space Force today, it stands in stark contrast to Hayao Miyazaki's The Wind Rises." A review by Kiyoaki Ōkubo of Royal Space Force: The Wings of Honnêamise.
Anime Boston 2019 City Hunter: Shinjuku Private Eyes Q&A
City Hunter: Shinjuku Private Eyes was screened at Anime Boston 2019. These are the transcripts of the Q&A sessions that took place, featuring director Kenji Kodama, screenwriter Yoichi Kato, producer Goh Wakabayashi, and producer Naohiro Ogata.
Tom’s World Interview with Art Director Hiromasa Ogura
In this long interview, art director Hiromasa Ogura talks about his early career, Tomcat's Big Adventure, Royal Space Force, Ryūtarō Nakamura, Mamoru Oshii, Gainax, Kobayashi Production, and much more.