Sunday Spotlight Kunihsa SugishimaAl KhanNobuteru YuukiApr 24th 2005
Who he is: Director
What he's done: Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam, Yu-Gi-Oh!, Speed Grapher.
Quotable: "I wanted to create something like what was being made in Hollywood. Unfortunately at the time it wasn't possible to create that level of film making in Japan. But when I saw Gundam, I felt that anime would be the means to make that kind of film."
Who he is: C.E.O. and Chairman of 4Kids Entertainment
What he's done: Cabbage Patch Kids, Pokémon, Yu-Gi-Oh!
Quotable: "I think they have to understand that because the price of these acquisitions is so high, that if they want this programming to come to the United States then they're going to have to accept the fact that it's going to be available in two styles."
Who he is: Animator, Character Designer
What he's done: Escaflowne, Space Pirate Captain Herlock The Endless Odyssey, X
Quotable: "You might lose a bit of the market share in Japan, and it might not be as popular right away, but the worldwide acceptance will make up for it. In the end, it evens out."