Animeeshon nicchuu kouryuuki: Mochinaga Taahiko Jiden (Record of Animation Japan-China Exchange: Tadahiko Mochinaga Autobiography)
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Recently it has become easier to research animation history due to theavailability of prewar and wartime animation online. But even so, there has notyet been sufficient research into the several decades between the beginning ofdomestic animation in 1917 through the establishment of Toei Doga in 1956.This list focuses on the period before Toei Doga’s establishment and presentsmemoirs and critical biographies about animation producers, as well as booksthat offer clues for a deeper understanding of their work.
Autobiography by Tadahiko Mochinaga, known for his work as a stop-motionanimation artist. Covers his recollections about the production of “Momotaro noUmiwashi” (Momotaro’s Sea Eagles) (1943) under Mitsuo Seyo as well as hisproduction work in China made possible by his transfer to the Manchukou FilmAssociation Ltd.