Bani Garu: Sketchbook

Bani Garu is Lea Hernandez's story of becoming the U.S. merchandising vice-president of notorious Japanese animation studio Gainax, "a year-long trip down a rabbit hole of reality." Start with page 1.

Edited by David Seidman

Okada was not so optimistic Nadia would be a hit–Gainax was already in the red on Nadia and chafing under the direction of NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation) and Toho (a film company), with whom they'd signed a typically Gainax-bad deal to make Nadia. 

I think it's amusing to note Ani DiFranco's "The Million You Never Made" was playing as I wrapping this page.