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SpeakerPODcast EP.31a – Shoji Kawamori’s ‘The HENKEI’, Part 1

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In Part 1 of this double episode of SpeakerPODcast, Renato and Tochiro recount their experiences at ‘The HENKEI – Shoji Kawamori’s Design Works Exhibit’ back in September.
Renato also drops by the FireBomBAR to talk Macross with some fellow expat fans in Osaka and discuss the current state of the franchise.
…..and just WHAT is in Renato’s tea this episode? I mean…seriously.


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PART 2 of this podcast can be found HERE.

Two books referred to extensively in this double episode. LEFT: The HENKEI Exhibit booklet. RIGHT: 'The Viewpoint of a Visionary Creator.'

Two books referred to extensively in this double episode. LEFT: The HENKEI Exhibit booklet. RIGHT: ‘The Viewpoint of a Visionary Creator.’

EP.31a
00:00:00 – Intro. Also, COBRA!
00:03:30 – Shoji Kawamori’s ‘The HENKEI’ Exhibit.
01:03:00 – Live from the FireBomBAR!

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Lots of talk about this guy. But with less goat.

More pics and design examples after the JUMP!

The Exhibit was held at the Osamu Tezuka Manga Museum.

The Exhibit was held at the Osamu Tezuka Manga Museum.

The designs for Subaru Eyesight were used as animated banners and can be found here.

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Subaru EyeSight

Designs and models from GUNHED were included in the exhibit.

The Grampas mini-sub from ‘Blue Submarine No.6′ is one of Kawamori’s more interesting designs.

No Kawamori exhibit would be complete without some Omega Boost!

Renato's favourite toy.

Renato’s favourite toy.