∀ 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

Behind Gundam’s Creation

During the production of the first Gundam, many of the staff believed it was a failure—that it would become another one of the many anime lost to time. Despite this, they worked hard until the end and managed to go on to become a cultural phenomenon. To showcase this process, for the 40th-anniversary NHK aired … Continue reading Behind Gundam’s Creation