alternative words: Tsuburaya Eiji
keywords: director, movie
related topics: Toho , Godzilla , Mothra , King ghidrah
related web sites: http://tachyon.asaka.ne.jp/~tokyudry/bmain.htm
explanation: Born in 1901 in Fukushima prefecture. He engaged as mechanic in an aviation school then in a small movie firm. There, he contributed greatly to this emerging industry by inventing many equipment and techniques. During WWII, he was asked by the army to create war films by using special effects. For that reason, after the war, he had to temporary leave Toho and engaged in subcontractor projects. But it is Godzilla released by Toho in 1954 which brought him a fame. He died in 1970 by a hurt attack.
keywords: company, game
related topics: Dragon Quest
related web sites: http://www.enix.co.jp
explanation: Publisher of video games founded in September 1975 and employs about 100 persons. It is well known to be the publisher of the game which has been the most sold in Japan, "Dragon Quest" (RPG).
alternative words: Tenkuno Escaflowne, Tenku no Escaflowne, Esca, Vision of Escaflowne
keywords: anime, title
related topics: Hitomi Kanzaki , Sun Rise
related web sites: http://www.nifty.com/escaflowne/ , http://www.pluto.dti.ne.jp/~m-daini/Esctitle.html , http://www.top.or.jp/~ryuu/ , http://www2.neweb.ne.jp/wc/Mineko/
explanation: Young high school girl, a little odd, Hitomi Kanzaki, found herself one day projected on another planet, Gaia, where takes place a fierce war. A mixture of medieval history and fantasy, this anime series has succeed to create immediately many fans thanks to its graceful music and perfect animation technique. Japanese broadcasting took place between April 1996 and September of the same year by TV Tokyo. Anime produced by Sun Rise.
alternative words: Neon Genesis Evangelion, Eva, Shinseiki Evangelion
keywords: anime, evangelion, title
related topics: Gainax , TV Tokyo , Shinji Ikari , Rei Ayanami , Soryu Asuka Langley
related web sites: http://www6.big.or.jp/~monga/ , http://www.venus.dti.ne.jp/~skz/ , http://www.dcc-jpl.com/Eva/Eva-index.html , http://www2s.biglobe.ne.jp/~asuka/asuka.htm
explanation: In 2000, the fall of a big meteorite provoked a sudden rise of the sea level. Thereafter, the monsters coming from elsewhere began to invade the Earth. It tells a story about 3 teenagers who fight against these invaders in order to protect our planet. Started in October 1995 in Japanese TV and ended in March 1996, this cartoon made enthusiastic all the youth by its innovator scenario. Anime created by Gainax under the direction of Hideaki Anno and broadcasted by TV Tokyo.
keywords: goods, pokemon
related topics: Pokemon , Starter Pack
related web sites: http://www.pokemon-card.com
explanation: Once you have purchased "Starter Pack", you can increase your collection by purchasing different extension packs. Each pack contains 10 cards and it costs about 300 yens.
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