Brief spotlight on Makoto Shinkai

One of the directors who has risen to prominence in recent years, the small but high quality freelance output of Makoto Shinkai promises much for the future; he has been referred to, despite his…

• 11th March 2006

Brief spotlight on Yoshiyuki Tomino

Yoshiyuki Tomino was born on November 5th, 1941, and since 1963 became one of the driving forces behind anime. He began his career working on the series commonly known as Astro Boy for Osamu Tezuka’s…

• 21st December 2005

Brief spotlight on Satoshi Kon

Undoubtedly one of the most highly acclaimed directors in the modern anime world, Satoshi Kon has become well known for his trademark psychological realism. Often, at its best, Kon’s anime can…

• 10th November 2005