3 Replies to “Pencil thanked at Academy Awards”

  1. When I watched this gentleman on the telly I missed the encomium (well, the mention of) to his pencil, but I caught his “Domo arigato Mr. Roboto” right off and that floored me. Maybe the animators who frequent Pencil Talk can tell us through the grapevine what pencil Kunio Kato prefers?

  2. Ah, too bad he has such a struggle with speaking English. It looks like he thanked his pencil because he was quickly trying to think up something else to thank, rather than it being more sincere…

    I would have loved to see him say something like this: “And thank you to my trusty mechanical pencil,” “which helped make my animation possible!”

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