5' 1" (1.55 m)
Did You Know?
About Japanese animation's beautiful women: Japanese animation is an industry that is, for the most part, male, and as is quite evident, everything is made for their gratification. Further, it is more gratifying for us to draw this sort of character, rather than old grandmothers.
Got his start as an animator for the God Soldier on Hayao Miyazaki
's Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind
(1984). Running short on animators, the film's production studio posted an ad in the famous Japanese animation magazine Animage, announcing that they were in desperate need of more animators. Anno read the ad and headed down to the studio, where he met with Miyazaki and showed him some of...
Some of his characters often start off as being emotionally troubled and undergo a radical journey through crisis, developing as better people in the end.