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Katsuhiro Otomo 
Cartoonist, Movie director

Cartoonist, Movie director

His major works are "Dome", "AKIRA", etc. Through his style, which had not existed in previous Japanese comics, as drawing precisely with uniform lines that do not rely on pen touch, configuring screen with complicated perspective drawing, etc., he has given a great influence on the cartoon world since the 1980s. In the video, he actively supervised feature animation works "AKIRA", "MEMORIES", "Steam boy" and so on.

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History

1954
Born in Miyagi prefecture
1973
Debuted by "Gunshot
1979
Attracted attention with "Short piece", his first book
1983
In the video, directed feature animation works "AKIRA" (1988), "MEMORIES" (1995), "Steam Boy" (2004), and "Mushishi" (2007) etc. by himself, after "Genma Wars" (Designing characters) and "Labyrinth Tales" (Movie director of "Construction cancellation order").
1983
Received the 4th Japan SF Award by "Dome
1984
Received the 15th Comics Division, Seiun Award by "Dome" Received the 8th Kodansha Manga Award by "AKIRA"
2005
Received Chevalier on Order of Arts and Letters from French government
2013
Received Purple Ribbon, Medals of Honor
2014
Received Winsor McCay Prize, Annie Award Received Officier on Order of Arts and Letters from French government
2015
Won Grand Prize, the 42nd Angoulême International Comics Festival
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