News Sunday Spotlight: Round Two
posted on 2005-04-03 00:08 EST
In this week's Sunday Spotlight, ANN sits down with the creator and producer of hits like Serial Experiments Lain and Haibane Renmei, a producer from the US's first 24-hour network dedicated to Asian programming, the voice of Fullmetal Alchemist's Alphonse Elric, the creator of the immensely popular Ragnarök franchise, and one of the Internet's most respected anime reviewers.
Shaenon takes in Nobuaki Tadano's science fiction opus, and discovers its chief influences along the way. ― 7 Billion Needles Sometimes I feel guilty for not knowing more about Japanese science fiction literature, because manga writers seem to be pretty well-versed in the American stuff. Osamu Tezuka borrowed liberally from Isaac Asimov's robot stories for Astro Boy. When Moto Hagio attended the San...