Directed the animated music videos for Daft Punk
's album "Discovery" (2001).
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People are born to live. Life is born to live. Only a fool would live to die. This is the most basic aspect of my work.
Matsumoto has based many of his characters on people he personally knew. Captain Okita was based on his father; Susumu Kodai was named after Matsumoto's younger brother; Yuki Mori was based on a pen pal of Matsumoto's; Dr Sado was based on an assistant who served Matsumoto; Captain Harlock was based on an elementary-school classmate.
He often features a cat (based on his own pet cat Mi-kun) in his stories