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Katsuhiro Otomo

Katsuhiro Otomo is a Japanese manga artist and film director. Born in 1954 in Miyagi, he debuted in 1973 with his manga GUN REPORT , and began attracting acclaim with titles like DOMU and AKIRA in the 1980s. As an animator, he worked on sci-fi animations like GENMA-TAISEN and the CONSTRUCTION CANCELLATION ORDER segment of anthology film, NEO TOKYO , which he wrote and directed. In 1988, he made his feature-length directorial debut with the animated film AKIRA . One of the most influential and...See more