∀ Gundam Question Corner with Okawara Kunio & Yasuda Akira

This interview is from the 1999 May release of Animage, so only shortly after the series began airing. It's very short but I hope you enjoy it! Okawara Kunio Mechanical Designer — What kind of meeting did you have with Tomino? Okawara: There were plenty of meetings with Tomino when he was in his trial … Continue reading ∀ Gundam Question Corner with Okawara Kunio & Yasuda Akira

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A Look at Urðr Hunt with Producer Ogawa Masakazu

The official site released an interview with the producer Ogawa Masakazu which can be found here! — Urðr Hunt is set to be an Iron-Blooded Orphans spinoff story that you can enjoy in within the new app, but was that the plan from the start? Ogawa: This project started up right around the time when the … Continue reading A Look at Urðr Hunt with Producer Ogawa Masakazu

Gundam NT: Behind The Scenes With Director Yoshizawa Shunichi & Producer Ogata Naohiro

If I have my information correct Gundam NT (Narrative) was the first Gundam movie to get a US theatrical release on February 19th, 2019. At the very least, it got a rather timely release only months after it showed in Japan as well a great turn out so hopefully, this is a step in the right … Continue reading Gundam NT: Behind The Scenes With Director Yoshizawa Shunichi & Producer Ogata Naohiro

Creating Zambot 3: Mechanical Designer Hirayama Rioji

This interview was originally published in the 2018 autumn edition of Great Mechsnics G. — You were credited as the mechanical designer for Invincible Super Man Zambot 3, but wasn't that your first time working on an anime? Hirayama Rioji: Yeah, getting my foot into Nippon Sunrise’s (Currently: Sunrise) office was my first step. Getting … Continue reading Creating Zambot 3: Mechanical Designer Hirayama Rioji

Ideon: Director Tomino Yoshiyuki And The Mystery Of The 6th Civilization

  The original interview can be found in the 1982 March special release of Animec. This interview took place and was published after the run of the original Space Runaway Ideon TV series and prior to the release of the movies The Ideon: A Contact and The Ideon: Be Invoked (they were a double feature.) … Continue reading Ideon: Director Tomino Yoshiyuki And The Mystery Of The 6th Civilization

The Path to Penguin Highway: Talking with Director Ishida Hiroyasu and Author Morimi Tomihiko

Morimi Tomihiko, known for his novels that sparked the hit anime The Eccentric Family, Tatami Galaxy, and The Night is Short, Walk on Girl, teamed up with Ishida Hiroyasu, creator of Fumiko's Confession, to bring Morimi's novel penguin highway to the big screen. Original article from Anime!Anime! released August 17th. This was published before the movie … Continue reading The Path to Penguin Highway: Talking with Director Ishida Hiroyasu and Author Morimi Tomihiko