Otomo Katsuhiro, birthed April 14, 1954) is a Japanese mange musician, film writer and also movie supervisor. He is best recognized as the maker of the manga Akira and also its computer-animated movie adjustment. Otomo, later on, got the Winsor McCay Award at the 41st Annie Awards in 2014 and also the 2015 Grand Prix de la Ville d’Angoulême, the initial manga musician to get the honor.
In 1979, after composing several short-stories for the publication Action, Otomo produced his initial science-fiction job, entitled Fireball. The manga was never ever finished; it is concerned as a turning point in Otomo’s profession as it consisted of several of the very same styles he would certainly discover in his later, a lot more effective manga such as Domu. Domu started serialization in January 1980 as well as ran for 2 years up until finished.
The following year, Otomo started the job on a manga which would certainly become his most well-known and also renowned job: Akira. In 1987, Otomo proceeded to function in anime, routing a computer-animated job for the initial time: a section, which he additionally created the movie script and also attracted computer animation for, in the compilation attribute Neo Tokyo.
Otomo after functioning with workshop sunrise
Otomo has actually just recently functioned thoroughly with kept in mind workshop Sunrise. The workshop has computer animated and also generated his current jobs, consisting of the 2004 function movie Steamboy, 2006’s Freedom Project as well as his most current task, SOS! Tokyo Metro Explorers: The Next, launched in 2007.
Records have actually recommended that Otomo will certainly be the exec manufacturer of the online activity adjustment of his manga collection Akira. In a 2012 meeting, Otomo claimed he would certainly begin a brand-new manga collection, established throughout Japan’s Meiji duration (late 1800s early 1900s). It will certainly be his very first long-form job because of Akira.