News Hideaki Anno Returns to Anime
posted on 2001-12-05 21:44 EST
According a report by Sany on rec.arts.anime.misc Neon Genesis Evangelion creator and directory is back in Hideaki Anno Gainax's animation department. Anno will supervise a short opening animation. The new work will be based on "AnimeTenchou" (Anime Shop Manager), about a crazy anime fan shop manager. It was illustrated by Samurai Spirits´ creator Kazuhiko Shimamoto. Storyboard and animation direction are by FLCL´s Hiroyuki Ishi.
Here's a salute to bygone American anime companies, we knew ye well.