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Excellence Award

HIDAMARI NO KI

SUGII Gisaburo

Animated TV series [Japan]

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SUGII Gisaburo

Japan

Animation Director. Born on August 8th 1940. Representative Works Astro Boy - Direction Gokuu no Daiboken - Executive Director Dororo - Executive Director Touch - Executive Director Manga Nihon no Mukashibanashi - Director Ginga Tetsudou no Yoru (Feature Movie) - Executive Director.

( 2000 )

Award Reason

The main character in Osamu Tezuka's volatile story of youth at the end of the Edo era is his great grandfather, the Russian-trained doctor, Ryoan. Gisaburo Sugii has long had a powerful influence on animation with his film "Ginga Tetsudou no Yoru" and his ambitious TV series "Dororo" of many years ago. The faithful, steady and interesting execution of this work was impressive.

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