"Eat-Man Killing Gene" Tokyo: Media Works ISBN 4073114212
Kouchi Mashimo | Kouichi Mashimo | Akira Yahiro
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I hate the idea of 'background' music - the idea that animation is supposedly the main focus of the show and music should only play a supporting role. In my opinion, the music should stand out just as much as the animation. They should always be pushing each other to new heights. [on finding the balance between audio and visual elements of an anime, Newtype USA Magazine, July 2005]
As the only regular on-staff director at anime studio Bee Train, he is responsible for bringing all of the series and shows the company is commissioned to produce to life. Since Bee Train is a relatively small studio, Mr. Kôichi also often supervises and lends a hand to more production oriented tasks such as storyboard drawing and sound direction. Thus, all of the Bee Train projects are very much...
Long camera pans across the faces of characters