Directed the animated music videos for Daft Punk
's album "Discovery" (2001).
Did You Know?
There is no charge of militarism against America's Star Trek
(1966) even though the Enterprise is named after a real aircraft carrier. The Enterprise is sort of the Yamato for America, and Americans understand its meaning.
served as Matsumoto's assistant; Matsumoto claimed that one of his characters, Yatterman from "Space Pirate Captain Harlock", was drawn to resemble Shintani. When Shintani went on to make his own career in anime, his works had a distinct Matsumoto influence (notably, his saga "Area 88" was a military drama like "Yamato").
Includes small short stature people who are drawn to look different from the regular height characters in his works.