Sakuracon 2012 - Yoshiaki Kawajiri Q & A

Madhouse' s Yoshiaki Kawajiri, Director of such works as Ninja Scroll and X TV, answers questions from a half-full panel room early Friday afternoon at Sakuracon 2012.

Q: What were some of your major influences?

A: One of my big influences are American TV westerns such as Rawhide.

Sakuracon 2012 - Gen Urobuchi, Katsushi Ota, Atsuhiro Iwakami Press Interview

Aniplex was gracious enough to allow Japan-A-Radio, as well as a number of other press outlets a round table interview with writer Gen Urobuchi, Publisher Katsushi Ota, and Producer Atsuhiro Iwakami on Sunday morning at Sakuracon 2012.

Interview transcription courtesy of Sutoraikuanime. Most of the press gathered were surprisingly from Canada.

Audio for parts of this interview will be aired on the Weekend Blastoff w/DJ CruzMissile, Friday/Saturday at 7pm Pacific.


The Q&A Starts after the break.

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