Ask Tomino: Why Do People Tweet Negative Things?

Eina • 16 • Tokyo Q. Hello, Mr. Tomino. I was given a smartphone when I entered high school. I don't use it all that much yet, but after I watch an anime I like, it's fun to go onto Twitter and read other people's thoughts. It's great to find similar opinions or see someone … Continue reading Ask Tomino: Why Do People Tweet Negative Things?

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

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