# Episode 21 – *I Wish to Fly*
**^^^Originally ^^^aired ^^^May ^^^26th, ^^^1974**
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> Anime director Yoshiyuki Tomino considers his work on the show to be highly important to his career in the anime industry, even claiming that some of his landmark works would not have happened were it not for the sensibilities he chose to follow after working on *Heidi*.
Takeo Watanabe – Music Composer
> A musician, composer, poet, and in-between animator, Takeo Watanabe was a prolific composer in the anime industry who chiefly worked on live-action period dramas and a large number of influential anime series. His father was a composer as well, and he graduated from the College of Economics in Musashi University before going on to study in the Scholá Cantorum Conservatory in Paris, France. Among his many works are massively influential shows, such as *Attack No. 1*, *Heidi, Girl of The Alps*, *Mobile Suit Gundam,* *Cutie Honey*, *Kyojin no Hoshi*, and *Candy Candy.*
**Screenshot of the day**
**Questions of the Day:**
1) What do you make of the reintroduction of birds as a means of symbolism once again?
**This bird knows nothing about the mountains.**