Via Anime Insider: Tomoki Kyoda (April 2007)

An interview with Eureka Seven director Tomoki Kyoda. Contains some neat anecdotes, including watching snowboarders in the Tokyo Dome as reference material, writing military characters with Dai Sato, and picking episode titles. His opinions on mecha (likes the “old stuff”, a category he includes Eva in, and hates the new CGI robots) also is interesting; discussion of mecha in the late-nineties and early aughts gets more complex when considering both Eva and Satelight’s influences on the genre.

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