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's album "Discovery" (2001).
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On death: All people will die, and should live life to the fullest. Therefore, you should not take death lightly. Asking if a person would die for others is nonsense. Depending on the situation, the person can choose for themselves.
Matsumoto has based many of his characters on people he personally knew. Captain Juzo 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; Doctor 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