WWW: NEW! "CHEVALIER: The Queen's Mouseketeer" is up NOW!
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Thu Nov 22 21:34:59 PST 2012
On Fri, 23 Nov 2012 01:31:25 +0000 (UTC), Darryl Hughes wrote:
> As promised I asked Monique about the Tezuka thing and here's what she
> From: Monique MacNaughton, Thursday, November 22, 2012 2:51 PM:
> "Appreciate the compliments. I actually got the feeling I was
> channeling a lot of the design sense of Tezuka's "Ribon no Kishi" while
> working on Chevalier. It was translated and released in western markets
> as "Princess Knight" though it didn't get a lot of US distribution due
> to disputes between prospective syndicators. It was one of the most
> influential and revolutionary works in early shojo (girl's) manga/anime
> in particular. "
Oooooh. Yes, that makes much sense.
Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, an influence on basically any anime
with badass female characters.
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