In 2003, Tatsuyuki Tanaka (Akira, Dirty Pair: Flight 005 Conspiracy, Roujin Z), an animator and designer known for taking striking advantage of freedom he's given released, Cannabis Works, an art book collection of designs, storyboards, manga sequences, illustrations and sketches much admired by students of anime as a medium. Now, for enthuiasts wondering what he's been doing for the last decade and half, there's Cannabis Works 2!
The Kichijoji Anime Wonderland festival is sponsoring a special live talk event featuring several influential anime directors who will speak on the future of anime and on the "heroes" who have inspired them. Hit the jump to learn more.
The official YouTube channel for Studio 4°C and Toyota's collaboration anime project PES (Peace Eco Smile) posted a music video for "Koshin" (communication) created by Tatsuyuki Tanaka today. The video is one of the three clips premiered at the 14th Japan Expo in Paris on July 5. Check the cool clip after the jump.