BiographyAizuwakamatsu, Fukushima, Japan
Pioneer of the TV animation, Sasagawa joined Tatsunoko in 1965 and soon produced and co-directed his first (and also the company's) TV series "Space Ace" (1965-66). The next TV series was a big hit, "Mach Go-Go-Go" (1967-68) created by Tatsuo Yoshida, the other "big name" of the company. Sasagawa directed, produced and/or supervised from then almost 50 TV series, and also several Video Animation Series, TV-Movies and short films based on several TV Series. Read more... and "Obake no Q-Taro", created by Fujiko-Fujio. Sasagawa is also original creator of the Toei animation film "Maken Liner 0011 Henshin Seyo" (1972).