On the occasion of Monster Seafood Wars screening at Fantasia 2020, we speak with him about animals instead of human characters, using comedy and parody to communicate a message working with Tsuburaya Pro, and many other topics.
Where did the idea of using an animal hero instead of a human originally come from? Where do you typically get your inspiration?
There are many Japanese stories about humans and animals getting along, such as “Momotaro” or “Kintaro”. Aside from that, there is also a manga series everyone in Japan know from their childhood “Norakuro”, a story in