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Kawamori, Shoji

Kawamori, Shoji

Given name: 正治
Family name: 河森
Birthday: Feb 2, 1960
Website: http://www.satelight.co...
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Date of birth: 1960-02-20
Hometown: Toyama, Japan

About:
A little known fact is that early in his career, Kawamori had worked with Takara on designing toys for the Diaclone series - many of which eventually went on to the Transformers line. Most notable of these designs were Battle Convoy (Optimus Prime), Datsun Fairlady Z Robo (Prowl/Bluestreak/Smokescreen) and Nissan Cherry Vanette Robo (Ironhide/Ratchet). In 2006, Kawamori returned to his roots by designing the Hybrid Style Convoy and Masterpiece Starscream toys.
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Comments
YorozuyaGinSan | 08-18-14, 7:19 PM
Dude your family sucks shut up.


Marxorz | 07-31-14, 2:41 PM
I love Macross, but Escaflowne FUCKING SUCKS!


WhatShtIsThis | 06-25-14, 2:15 AM
Sexy, sexy robots. I love his transformable robots as well.
He's the king of transforming robots.


Primus2x | 06-07-14, 3:45 AM
Shoji Kawamori studied aircraft engineering at college, he knows what he is doing in that area.


Primus2x | 06-07-14, 3:45 AM
Shoji Kawamori studied aircraft engineering at college, he knows what he is doing in that area.


Primus2x | 06-06-14, 4:16 PM
First things first, Kawamori's profession is not writing or directing. The greatest Macross works imo are DYRL and Plus, the former was directed by Noboru Ishiguro (who directed Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu) and the latter was directed by Kawamori and Shinichiro Watanabe, of Cowboy Bebop fame.

Kawamori's profession is a mechanical designer and that is what he should be praised for, that is what I praise him for.

It is true that the music part Macross has been emphasized a lot in recent series and this is why:
In the original series, Lynn Minmay's music career was a subplot but it became integrated into the war, the race of warriors Zentradi experienced major culture shock and made peace with the humans, this was somewhat understandable

In Do You Remember Love? Which was compressed adaptation, one love/pop song managed to end a war. This is regarded in Japan as one of the greatest movies produced and it turned Minmay's voice actor and her character into super stars, that really emphasized the musical element, that evolved over the years; Macross 7 gave music physical powers and the soundtrack was a huge hit in Japan. Macross Frontier expanded that once more, in commemoration of the 25th anniversary they went back to idol singers instead of Macross 7's rock group.


MastaPlaya69 | 05-25-14, 4:34 PM
People blame him for NTF...he didn't even direct it..


Noruas | 05-19-14, 2:32 AM
not even one good show on his resume, all awful


KLSHZR | 04-30-14, 9:38 AM
Some trolls here are judging him after only watching AKB00048 and Macross F. Check out his older stuff (SDF, DYRL, Macross Plus, Escaflowne), he's before anything a genuine mechanical designer, not an anime producer.


JizzyHitler | 02-23-14, 3:16 PM
how the mighty have fallen


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