Taniguchi, Gorou

Taniguchi, Gorou

Given name: 悟朗
Family name: 谷口
Birthday: Oct 18, 1966
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Taniguchi Gorou was born October 18, 1966 in Nisshin, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. He is an anime director, writer, producer and storyboard artist who was part of Sunrise, but is a freelancer now. Most notable directing works include Scryed, Planetes, Mugen no Ryvius and Code Geass.

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brenobluhm | Yesterday, 5:07 AM
You know you’re a legend when you get all those haters crying about Code Geass years later and they still can’t change how praised and loved the anime is basically everywhere. What a legendary series and what a GOAT you are sir.


Vaguelyweebish | Jan 3, 9:20 PM
You know how little respect for true Code Geass fans this guy had when he had Suzaku murder Nonette in the manga and replaced her with Dorothea in the anime. "So what if the fans like this character who showed the antagonists to not all be evil? Lelouch makes money. He must be right and remembered as an icon. Screw the hardcore fans!"

How ironic the true hardcore fans now worship Lelouch and aren't smart enough to think about who anyone else is.

And did anyone else catch the line where Milly directly mocks people who didn't like the rom-com distractions? She literally looks at the camera. That may be the least veiled narcissism I have ever seen in any piece of media.

I hope Lelouch's new democracy becomes corrupt in "Z of the Recapture" and Suzaku is unmasked. That would be so satisfying. Also, we need the wasted Polish and dark skin of ambiguous race waifus back for that plot. They're the only characters of interest besides Nonette who never had a chance to be butchered. Pardon the tasteless pun. 😐


Crack | Jan 3, 8:40 PM
Fuck code gayass


Controversy | Dec 30, 2021 7:25 AM
holy shit all hate


_spoon_ | Dec 21, 2021 7:06 PM
bad Mangaka


NergalMHL | Dec 20, 2021 3:04 AM
Code gayass has more plotholes than a basket


GolbeztheGreat | Dec 18, 2021 11:12 AM
You may have to be blinder than Lelouch's sister to claim Code Geass takes itself all that seriously (here is a hint, death does not equal total seriousness), but then again certain people don't have any idea about Taniguchi's style, which is heavily inclined towards camp and over-the-top presentation.

That said, in some ways Planetes was a more subtle show because the setting was more realistic (and they made it more realistic in the anime compared to the manga), but most of his works are far from self-serious. Claiming that it "destroyed" the manga is such a ridiculous statement on Vexem's part. Both the manga and the anime won the Seiun award and the show is being rebroadcast in Japan soon.


EmperorLelouch_4 | Dec 14, 2021 5:55 AM
people here stay mad over a show that is over decades ago lmao yall people go touch some grass outside, this dude is living the life earning more money than u all do. The least you guys can do is get out of your Mother's basement and look for a job. Yall dudes would wake up every day and your life is still the same lmao


Pjaulz | Dec 13, 2021 10:11 AM
Code gayass is singlehandedly the most overrated piece of dogshit that takes itself seriously


SEA-MASTER | Nov 30, 2021 5:05 AM
I love how people always have to comment their distaste for Geass on this site. Stay mad haters.


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