Fri, 19 Jan 2001 09:21:36 +0100
Hajime Kotoki list's number 56 is "Akage no Anne" (akage=red hair), based on
the novel uou have mentioned and it has been done by Isao Takahata (The
grave of fireflies/Hotaru no haka), only some initial designs have been
made by Miyazaki.
----- Original Message -----
From: James Boren <email@example.com>
Sent: Thursday, January 18, 2001 8:12 PM
Subject: Re: [gundam] First Gundam named anime of the century
> >Many people would agree that Grave of the Fireflies/ Hotaru No Haka is
> >of the best, moving anime ever.
> It could have gotten votes, but I can't read Kanji, so if the title
> doesn't have some Katakana, or Hiragana in it, I can't figure it out.
> But I also wonder if maybe "Grave of the Fireflies" might hit too
> close to reality for Japanese sensabilities. They maybe prefer to
> address the deep issues of WWII through fantasies, like Gundam.
> I've been trying to decipher the individual lists of creators, but
> their names are all in Kanji except one---Hajime Katoki.
> Hajime Katoki's top 5 list
> 1. Evangelion
> 2. Galaxy Express 999
> 3. Gundam
> 4. Lupin 3- Castle of Cagliostro
> 5. ? Anne with Red Hair (not sure if I'm reading this one right, but
> if it is, then it is an old series based on "Ann of Green Gables" w/
> chara designs by Miyazaki.)
> I've also found other Gundam creator's lists--
> Haruhiko Mikimoto's top 5
> 1. Ashita no Joe-2
> 2. Gundam the Movie II
> 3. Aim for the Top! Gunbuster
> 4. (?) can't tell, gomen ^_^!
> 5. (?)
> Hiroyuki Kitazume's top 5
> 1. Mobile Suit Gundam
> 2. Lupin 3- Castle of Cagliostro
> 3. AKIRA
> 4. Future Boy Conan
> 5. Yamato
> Now if I can only figure out which one is Tomino...
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