Via Anime Insider: Yoshitoshi Abe (October 2003)

Yoshitoshi Abe talks about his pen name, religion, and the emotions behind his art.

3 things that jumped out at me: one, apparently he started using a computer in 1990 (seems early for an art student to have access to one), and two, apparently director Tomokazu Tokoro made a request to enlarge the size of the wings. Not a major thing, but it’s always neat to hear that sort of production trivia. And three, Abe was prohibited from reading manga as a child.

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