Anime World Order Podcast Interviews Anime Director Noboru Ishiguro

A forty year veteran of the anime industry, notable for titles such as Astro Boy, Space Battleship Yamato, and Superdimensional Fortress Macross

ORLANDO, FL, May 15, 2008 – The Anime World Order podcast is proud to present an audio interview with Noboru Ishiguro – the President of Japanese animation studio Artland, Inc. As a veteran of the Japanese animation industry for over 45 years, in this exclusive interview Mr. Ishiguro discusses some of his most famous science fiction works such as "Superdimensional Fortress Macross: Do You Remember Love?", "Megazone 23 Part One," "Legend of the Galactic Heroes," and "Space Battleship Yamato" which was adapted in the US as "Star Blazers." Also, he talks about his creative influences, modern digital production techniques, the possibility of additional "Yamato" sequels, how Japanese animation has affected American animation and film, and the validity of animation as a medium for science fiction.

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Anime World Order is one of the longest-running and most popular fan-produced podcasts targeted at dedicated enthusiasts of Japanese animation ("anime") and comicbooks ("manga"), having received favorable mentions on websites such as Ain't It Cool News and Anime News Network as well as print publications such as Otaku USA and the Japanese language publication Weekly ASCII. Currently in its third year, each episode features listener feedback, news, reviews, and roundtable style discussion of titles both classic and contemporary. Additional material related to anime and manga fandom is also provided in the form of convention reports and interviews.

"Anime World Order is extremely informative and entertaining. The hosts are not only knowledgeable, they display a true love for good anime which is infectious to the listener."
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