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.
"Yes. I distinctly remembering meeting with (Isao) Takahata several times in Sakuragaoka. We’d have two hour meetings just to talk about 30 shots."
Toshio Okada reveals details about some of the strife between Ryuichi Sakamoto and the other staff on Royal Space Force.