Here is Everything about Anime. AnimeJapan 2018 2018.3.22[THU]-25[SUN]

This program will feature those who have cooperated in the programs "Production Works Gallery" and "Anime Jobs" who will hold a seminar with a detailed explanation aside from exhibit.

1. Advertisement of the movie “Detective Conan”
2. How to create “Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin”
3. About "3DCG now and the future of anime"
4. PRINTGEEK x MdN presents: The world of anime, expanded by graphic designers

March 24 [Sat]

  • 14:30~15:30

1. Advertisement of the movie “Detective Conan”

  • Speaker:

    Shouichi Hayashibara
    Advertisement Producer, TOHO
    Shouichi Hayashibara
    Michihiko Suwa
    Chief Producer, Yomiuri TV
    Michihiko Suwa

    Content:

    Having Mr. Hayashibara, advertisement producer, and Mr. Suwa, a key person in producing anime “Detective Conan”, this course features advertisement. The session includes advertisement examples behind the movie “Detective Conan”, as well as the stories that are not shared in "Detective Conan Movie: Zero's Executioner" Advertising Training Program at Production Works Gallery.

March 25 [Sun]

  • 11:30~12:30

2. How to create “Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin”

  • Speaker:

    Osamu Taniguchi
    Producer, Sunrise
    Osamu Taniguchi
    Kiichiro Inoue
    CG Producer, Sunrise
    Kiichiro Inoue

    Content:

    “Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin” is produced both with cel animations and CG. In this program, Mr. Taniguchi and Mr. Inoue will explore stories behind production that are not shared at the display corner, as well as their course of works throughout the production process.

  • 13:30~14:30

3. About "3DCG now and the future of anime"

  • Speaker:

    Hiroyuki Seshita
    Director, Polygon Pictures Inc.
    Hiroyuki Seshita

    Profile:Born in 1967. Seshita has worked as CG director/designer in various CG/VFX production across movies, TV ads, and videogames since 1980s. Joining Polygon Pictures in 2010, his career is as follows: Assistant director of “Knights of Sidonia”, director of “Knights of Sidonia: Battle for Planet Nine”, general director of “Ajin”, director of “BLAME!”, and director of “GODZILLA: Planet of the Monsters” and “GODZILLA: Kessen Kidō Zōshoku Toshi (coming up in May 2018)”.

    Mitsunori Kataama
    Director of Photography, Polygon Pictures Inc.
    Mitsunori Kataama

    Profile:Born in 1964. Kataama has open his way to Studio Ghibli in 1995, due to his involvement in “MACROSS PLUS” and “On your Mark” during his time at Linx. He worked as CG director for “Princess Mononoke”, “Spirited Away”, “Howl's Moving Castle”, and others. Kataama moved to Polygon Pictures in 2010 and assigned as director of photography for “Tron: Uprising”, “Knights of Sidonia”, and “Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter”. In the anime “Ajin”, he was in charge of character creation, look-development, and copyright illustration, as well as director of lighting in “BLAME!”. Kataama is a director of photography in the series “GODZILLA: Planet of the Monsters” and “GODZILLA: Kessen Kidō Zōshoku Toshi (coming up in May 2018)”.

    Yuki Moriyama
    CG Character Designer, Polygon Pictures Inc.
    Yuki Moriyama

    Profile:Born in 1986. Moriyama is involved in concept arts, designs, and illustrations at Polygon Pictures. He has designed characters for “Knights of Sidonia”, “Knights of Sidonia: Battle for Planet Nine”, “Ajin”, and “BLAME!”. In “GODZILLA: Planet of the Monsters” and “GODZILLA: Kessen Kidō Zōshoku Toshi (coming up in May 2018)”, he is a CG character designer.

    Moderator:

    Ryota Fujitsu, Anime Critic

    Content:

    CG anime is created in different mindset and process from classical anime production methods. To seek for the future of anime production, Mr. Fujitsu, an anime critic, will decode CG anime from multiple viewpoints, and reveals the latest of 3DCG with “GODZILLA: Planet of the Monsters” key figures from Polygon Pictures, including the director Seshita, director of photography Kataama, and CG character designer Moriyama.

  • 15:15~16:45

4. PRINTGEEK x MdN presents: The world of anime, expanded by graphic designers

  • Speaker:

    Tsuyoshi Kusano
    Tsuyoshi Kusano Design Co., Ltd.
    Tsuyoshi Kusano
    Youhei Sometani
    BALCOLONY.
    Youhei Sometani

    Moderator:

    Naoko Noguchi, PRINTGEEK / Hikari Motonobu, MdN Editor in Chief

    Content:

    The world of graphic design is increasingly tied with anime industry nowadays.
    This stage invites the leading designers with anime industry-expertise, Mr. Kusano and Mr. Someya, to explore media development and design from graphic design perspective.