Japanese Animation- Seminar & Talk

Japanese Animation is one of the top ranking among the youngster even adults. Have you ever wondered why Japanese Animation attracts a lot of people worldwide? Wish to get some clues? This is the golden opportunity for you to get the answers from Mr. TAKEUCHI Koji, a producer, an animator and President of the Telecom Animation Film who is going to give a seminar and a talk on Japanese Animation.

This is a good chance, especially for animators or animation students to discover how Mr. TAKEUCHI managed his productions. There will be a short screening of Japanese and Malaysian animation and discussions between Mr. TAKEUCHI and participants, moderated by Mr. Hassan Abd Muthalib, President of the Animation Society of Malaysia. A lecture on script writing, animation, producing and marketing will also be given by Mr. TAKEUCHI.

This event is jointly organised by The Japan Foundation, FINAS and Malaysian Video Awards (MVA).

Date: 26 November (Sat) 2005
Venue: Auditorium P. Ramlee, FINAS, Studio Merdeka Complex, Jalan Hulu Kelang
Time: 10am ? 5:30pm
Admission: Free
1000 Opening
1010 ANIMATION FILM APPRECIATION: Screening of Malaysian student animation films
1100 Discussion between Mr. Takeuchi & participants about the films, moderated by Mr. Hassan Abd Muthalib. (Hereinafter called “Discussion”)
1130 ANIMATION FILM APPRECIATION 2: Short screening of Japanese animation film and Brief speech by Mr. Takeuchi about animation in Japan
1230 Discussion
1300 Lunch
1400 Lecture by Mr. Takeuchi: “Script writing and Animation”
1500 Discussion
1530 Tea break
1600 Lecture by Mr. Takeuchi: “Producing and Marketing of Animated film and TV series”
1700 Discussion
1730 Close

Date: 28 November (Mon) 2005
Venue: Auditorium, National Art Gallery, Jalan Temerloh, off Jalan Tun Razak
Time: 2pm ? 5pm
Admission: Free
? Short screening of Japanese Animation
? Overseeing Japanese Animation; history, transition and present
? Analysis of Japan’s success
(some contents might be overlapped with “Seminar”)


He was born in Nagano in 1953. He is now the president of the Telecom Animation Film, and also a producer and an animator. After participating in the animations of “FROM THE APENNINES TO THE ANDES (Marco)” and “ANNE OF GREEN GABELS”, he moved to the Telecom Animation Film in 1980.

Since then, he has been the producer of all works of the Telecom Animation Film including “JALINKO CHIE” and “SHERLOCK HOUND”, and the story editor of “CYBER SIX”.


2. “LITTLE NEMO ? Adventures in Slumber Land, Theatre Version 1989
3. “OJISAN KAIZO KOZA”, Theatre Version 1990, Producer
4. “TINY TOON ADVENTURES”, Foreign TV Series 1990, Producer
5. “CYBER SIX”, TV Series 2000, Producer
6. “SECRET OF CERULEAN SAND”, TV Series 2001, Producer
7. “SURVIVAL-NO MAN’S PLANET”, TV Series 2003-2004, Producer
8. “FUTAKOI”, TV Series 2004, Producer
9. “TIDE-LINE BLUE”, TV Series 2005, Producer

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