We sat down with founder of MAD HOUSE Inc., Masao Maruyama.
Who has had a hand in the Japanese animation industry for almost 40 years.
Since MAD HOUSE 's inception, Mr. Maruyama has produced an amazing catalogue of animation including: Barefoot Gen, Dagger of Kamui, Record of Lodoss War, Urusei Yatsura, Vampire Hunter D, Ninja Scroll, Cardcaptor Sakura, Trigun, Perfect Blue and many others. Some of his latest work can be found in series such as X, Boogiepop Phantom, Chobits, PitaTen, Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi, Monster, and the OVA Last Order: Final Fantasy VII.
For a full listing of Masao Maruyama projects check out his IMDB Listing.
This interview was conducted during Otakon 2005
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