Goro Taniguchi ("Gun Sword", "Infinite Ryvious", "Planetes", "Mobile Fighter G Gundam"):
The one I liked in those days - and still love now! - was 'Ginga Tetsudo 999' ['Galaxy Express 999']. I really loved its
unique view of the world and the descriptions of the machine technology, and [creator Leiji Matsumoto] gave a really solid
personality to each character. Of course, I have the whole manga series, and I went to cinema on the first day and joined
the queue. I bought the sound track record and have other related merchandise. I might have spent all of pocket money for
these that time... I was just a ordinary fan," he laughs. "Yes, I still love this animation!"
The second favorites are "Alpine girl Haidi" and "Time bokan seriese". These are the works I still
Osamu Kobayashi ("Paradise Kiss", "End Of The World", "Gad Guard", "Beck: Mongolian
> Title: Super Jetter
> Directed by Fumio Hisamatsu
Reason: Because I liked 'Ryusei-go'
Also, SF-mind was interesting.
Ryusei-go seems like the name of machine(?)
SF-mind might be the understanding mind for Science Fiction .....
(production i.g. guys)
Junichi Fujisaku ("Blood+", scriptwriter for "Ghost In The Shell: S.A.C.", "Otogi Zoshi",
"Ganba no Boken" (Adventures of Ganba) and, in general, the series
produced by TMS in that period. The reason? Well, I just grew up with
Mitsuru Hongo ("IGPX", "Kasumin", "Sakura Wars: The Movie", "Shamanic Princess"):
My favourite series when I was at elementary school was definitely
Kyojin no Hoshi (Star of the Giants). My generation watched this show
every week without missing even one single episode.
Hyuma's efforts to became a professional baseball player, and the
heroic confrontation with his rivals, were all elements that made this
series so exciting.
I believe that Kyojin no Hoshi contributed enormously to increase the
popularity of baseball in Japan.