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Katsuhiro Ôtomo


Katsuhiro Ôtomo is a Japanese manga artist, screenwriter and film director. He is best known as the creator of the manga Akira and its animated film adaptation. In 1979, after writing multiple short-stories for the magazine Action, Otomo created his first science-fiction work, titled Fireball. Although the manga was never completed, it is regarded ... See full bio »

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Known For

Akira
Akira Writer
(1988)
Suchîmubôi
Suchîmubôi Writer
(2004)
Memories
Memories Writer
(1995)
Metropolis
Metropolis Writer
(2001)

Filmography

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 2014 The Akira Project (Short) (Based on the work of)
 2012 Hi no yôjin (Short) (as Katsuhiro Ohtomo)
 2008 The American Akira (Short) (characters)
 2006 Mushi-Shi: The Movie (screenplay - as Katsuhiro Ohtomo)
 2004 Suchîmubôi (as Katsuhiro Ohtomo)
 2002 Akira saiko bôru (Video Game) (manga - as Katsuhiro Ohtomo)
 2001 Metropolis (screenplay - as Katsuhiro Ohtomo)
 1998 Gundam: Mission to the Rise (Video short) (script/screenplay)
 1995 Kanojo no omoide (story - as Katsuhiro Ohtomo)
 1995 Memories (mangas - segment "1, 2 and 3", as Katsuhiro Ohtomo)
 1995 Stink Bomb (Short)
 1995 Taiho no Machi (Short) (script)
 1991 Roujin Z (as Katsuhiro Ohtomo)
 1991 Wârudo apâtomento horâ (screenplay - as Katsuhiro Ohtomo)
 1988 Fushigi monogatari: Hachi neko wa yoku asagata kaette kuru (writer - as Katsuhiro Ohtomo)
 1988 Akira (Video Game) (manga)
 1988 Akira (manga) / (screenplay)
 1988 So What (story - as Katsuhiro Ohtomo)
 1987 Meikyû monogatari (screenplay - segment "Kôji chûshi meirei", as Katsuhiro Ohtomo)
 1987 Robot Carnival (Video) (scenario - as Katsuhiro Ohtomo, opening and ending sequences)
 1983 Bega's Battle (Video Game) (character design - as Katsuhiro Ohtomo)
 1982 Jiyû o warera ni (as Katsuhiro Ohtomo)
 1981 Shuffle (Short) (manga strip run - as Katsuhiro Ohtomo)
 1979 Kôkô Erotopia: Akai seifuku (writer - as Katsuhiro Ohtomo)
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A fan of James Dean's "Rebel Without a Cause" and Kubrick's "2001: A Space Odyssey". See more »

Trademark:

Strong directorial style influenced by the American 'New Wave' of cinema during the sixties and seventies. See more »

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Aries

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