Directed the animated music videos for Daft Punk
's album "Discovery" (2001).
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Space Battleship Yamato was my very first animated production, so when I close my eyes, every scene revives in my memory. For me, Yamato is a monumental work I will never forget. That is why I always feel that I want to take care of it until the very end.
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 "Area 88" saga was a military drama like "Yamato").
His male protagnogists often have brown shaggy hair.