5' 1" (1.55 m)
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[on his beliefs] Japanese spiritualism holds that there is kami (spirit) in everything, and that's closer to my own beliefs.
Got his start as an animator for the God Soldier on Hayao Miyazaki
's Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind
(1984). Running short on animators, the film's production studio posted an ad in the famous Japanese animation magazine Animage, announcing that they were in desperate need of more animators. Anno read the ad and headed down to the studio, where he met with Miyazaki and showed him some of...