Background notes for week 3, 27/10/2009

BACKGROUND NOTES FOR ANIME 101, WEEK 3, 1970-79

NAMES TO REMEMBER

Toei Animation                                                Gerry and Sylvia Anderson

Mushi Production                                                Go Nagai

Tezuka Production                                                Leiji Matsumoto

Eiichi Yamamoto                                                Noboru Ishiguro

Mahiro Maeda                                                Yoshinobu Nishizaki

Kunihiko Ikuhara                                                Yoshiyuki Tomino

Kihachiro Kawamoto                                    Masaki Osumi

Monkey Punch                                                Riyoko Ikeda

Shinichiro Watanabe                                    Tadao Nagahama

Masaaki Osumi                                                Osamu Dezaki

Yasuo Otsuka                                                Rintaro

Isao Takahata                                                Masahiko Minami

Hayao Miyazaki

Hiroshi Fujimoto

Tokyo Movie Shinsha (TMS)

Yoshio Kuroda

Zuiyo Enterprises

Nippon Animation

MAIN THEMES FOR THIS SESSION

Dominance of Toei and fracture/reforming of small studios

Technological change

Experimental anime and small studios

Animation for older audiences – Animerama, Sazae-san, Lupin III

Animation for children – as advertising/merchandising, World Masterpiece Theater

Sc-fi and robot anime – transforming toys, the influence of Go Nagai, the move towards more realistic robots as young viewers grow up

Anime for girls – the successors to Princess Knight

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