Directed the animated music videos for Daft Punk
's album "Discovery".
Did You Know?
In 2002: 13 years ago  I held delusions of grandeur about starting up a large production company that would rival Disney, and I was about to buy a stock of film and animation cels with the last of my income. But I realized that if it turned out to be impossible, I would end up utterly alone. The economic responsibility overcame the dream. I should be glad.
His series Uchû senkan Yamato
(1974) (Space Battleship Yamato) was dubbed and released into the United States as Star Blazers
(1979) to wide popularity and acclaim. The series is considered a groundbreaker for introducing a current term/genre to the world - anime.
His heroines are portrayed as tall slender females, with long (usually blonde) hair and almond-shaped eyes. In contrast to their fragilely elegant form, they are seen as mysterious, strong and possessing great wisdom/powers.