Yoshiyuki Sadamoto’s DER MOND

DER MOND by Yoshiyuki SADAMOTO
DER MOND by Yoshiyuki SADAMOTO.
© GAINAX © YOSHIYUKI SADAMOTO © 1989 NHKSOGO VISIONTOHO
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Beyond the Art of EVANGELION

Every anime fan knows that character design is one of the most important attributes of any movie or television series. It sets the artistic tone and, at a glance, helps establish the personalities that will drive the storyline.

Some talented artists have made a career of this specialty, becoming household names among legions of dedicated otaku.

One such artist is Yoshiyuki Sadamoto, character designer of GAINAX projects such as Neon Genesis Evangelion, Nadia – The Secret of Blue Water and The Wings of Honneamise. 

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THE SPANISH PRISONER

THE SPANISH PRISONER
THE SPANISH PRISONER

Don’t talk to strangers. When you travel, never agree to carry a package for someone you don’t know. Money is the root of all evil. Keep your friends close and your enemies closer.

They say all clichés and sayings are based on at least a kernel of truth. If only we’d pay closer attention.

The Spanish Prisoner, both written and directed David Mamet (Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of Glengarry Glen Ross), focuses on these fundamental rules in a smart puzzle of a movie that demands the full attention of its viewers.

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HIGH FIDELITY

HIGH FIDELITY
HIGH FIDELITY

Most of us know, or have met, someone like Rob (John Cusack), the main character of High Fidelity.

Rob’s love of music is more than an extreme hobby. He owns a record store that specializes in vinyl and spends his days arguing top-five lists with his two employees, Barry and Dick. Unfortunately, his girlfriend, Laura, just dumped him, a fact that has sent him into a self-absorbed tailspin as he tries to figure out, “Why?”

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