Masaaki Yuasa Poster

Trivia (2)

He cites various animated works as an influence: the works of animators Tex Avery and Irene Starewicz, the Japanese animated features Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (1971) and Hakkenden shin sho (1993), the adventure series Lupin the 3rd (1971), the psychedelic sci-fantasy films Yellow Submarine (1968) and Fantastic Planet (1973), the Disney film The Fox and the Hound (1981), the comedy short The Wrong Trousers (1993), and the opening titles of the Japanese shows Tiger Mask (1969) and Madame Peppermint (1983).

Is being declared "The Master of Anime Mindfucks" due to his films being trippy and weird in creative ways.