Directed the animated music videos for Daft Punk
's album "Discovery".
Did You Know?
I consciously drew a long-haired woman in Sexaroid (1968) because of the social environment at the time. I received a strong notice about drawing nude women, so I decided to draw her hair as a substitute for clothes. Thereafter, it became my habit to draw very long hair. It became part of my style.
His pen name of Leiji means "eternal samurai", while his birth name of Akira means "become sun/light/fire".
Includes small short stature people who are drawn to look different from the regular height characters in his works.