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Oct 5, 2004 | 7:29 PM EDT

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Author Comments

Yes... while Hiro Shitaku is fictional (means, not real...), the remaining goodness in this "edu-mation" (at over seven minutes long) is accurate, and with a bit of comedy, will explore the history and techniques of the Japanese animation industry. I had a lot of fun making it, and I hope everyone enjoy's watching it!

** Disclaimer: to avoid confusion, Hiro was not a real person. However, all of the techniques discussed in this film were instead created by the industry as a whole to deal with their insane production quotas. Learn, laugh, but please don't take this film 100% seriously. Sorry.



Rated 3 / 5 stars


lol not that bad i just ond like maple story lol same moves every tim eu atk
nothing new when i played and i dotn plan on playing ever again lol nice story line? kinda boring lol u need something more interesting about maple lol cause it bores the shiet out of me lol not really funny and d everything else sucks XD



Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

Good effort

it was interesting,yet lacking and a little weird. I thought it was good, keep trying and you'll be big.


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Engaging and informative

I have the CD that you got the shakuhachi music from! :D Nice! It was kind of annoying though how it kept playing that same clip every time.

The shortcut techniques used by anime are very interesting to me, so I was glad to see such a concise summary of them here. I don't want to say too much, but I am inspired to use similar techniques for games. It would at least be a cool experiment...

Thanks for the nice movie!


Rated 5 / 5 stars


this movie rocks i'm a die hard manga drawer myself. but i never knew that this was manga history. you rock man really make more!! make more!!.

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Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

That was cool...

I wish I could find more movies like that or create my own ( has no artistic talent *weep*). Any way Keep up the good work!