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Old 2011-01-22, 13:50   Link #1970
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Originally Posted by Paladinoras View Post
Lol, Fukuda is not directing any more shows because of two primary reasons, neither of which had anything to do with how GSD sold.

First, Seiyuus hate his guts cause he mistreated some of them during the process of making GSD, most prominently Naomi Shindoh, the person who voiced Cagalli. If rumors are true, he lambasted Maaya Sakamoto too. (Lunamaria Hawke) So he'd pretty much have to voice his own characters if he ever decides to direct a new anime.
Don't forget that at the 2008 NY Anime Festival, Rie Tanaka said that Lacus was the hardest role she played so far, partly because she had to act in a certain way to make Fukuda/Morosawa happy.

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Originally Posted by Paladinoras View Post
Second, his wife has freaking BRAIN CANCER. Infer on your own. For all I know, he could be a masochistic wife beater, but if he's a normal one, and his wife got brain cancer, he'd be taking care of her instead of going out there directing shows. The fact that his wife is always around helping him somehow also plays a role.
Morosawa had cancer, but she didn't specify what kind of cancer she had. But I can't help but think if her "cancer" excuse means that she's going through a Hideaki Anno-esque Creator Breakdown phase.
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