Directed the animated music videos for Daft Punk
's album "Discovery".
Did You Know?
When I visited a huge ship at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in Nagasaki, it had the same kind of bridge as Yamato. I asked a young engineer, "How could this be so?" He said, "It couldn't be helped because I watched it when I was growing up." I didn't know that I had such an impact!
His pen name of Leiji means "eternal samurai", while his birth name of Akira means "become sun/light/fire".
His male protagonists often have brown shaggy hair.