Sitting down for an interview with Kori Rae, producer of “Monsters University” — the new animated film from Pixar Animation Studios — I notice a bit of ink poking out from under a sleeve. Rae indulges my curiosity and reveals a pastel-colored “wa” (the chinese character for “harmony”) but quickly says “this one is better”, and reveals the logo from “The Incredibles” tattooed above her ankle.

Osaka governor Toru Hashimoto would disapprove — his anti-tat campaign began after some schoolchildren were reportedly “scared” by a city employee’s tattoos — but Pixar has been charming children, not scaring them, for two decades now, and Rae has been there for the ride, working in the animation department on “A Bug’s Life” and “Toy Story 2,” before moving to the producing side of things with “Monsters Inc.” and “The Incredibles.”

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