ANIME : Gauche the Cellist Archive “Gauche the Cellist” is a feature-length animated film produced by a small Japanese production company known as OH Production in 1982.
“Gauche the Cellist” was produced in six years by only three people; Isao Takahata (director), Toshitsugu Saida (animator), and Mukuo Takamura (background artist).
The director of “Gauche the Cellist” Isao Takahata was a master animation director within Japanese animation, akin to Hayao Miyazaki.
Takahata’s method of directing and ideology had a great influence on Miyazaki when he was still just an animator.
Takahata’s philosophy regarding his works remains unchanged since the past.
Included in this multi-touch book are many of Takahata’s precious essays depicting his thoughts and approach to his work.
This is the only book that includes Takahata’s essays translated into English.