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Birth Name: 大友 克洋

Age: 63, born 14 April 1954

Country of origin: Japan


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Description: Japanese manga artist, screenwriter and film director. He is best known as the creator of the manga Akira and its animated film adaptation. He was decorated a member of the French Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 2005, became the fourth manga artist ever inducted into the American Eisner Award Hall of Fame in 2012, and was awarded the Purple Medal of Honor from the Japanese government in 2013. Early life: Katsuhiro Otomo was born in Tome, Miyagi Prefecture and grew up in Tome-gun. While he was in high school he was fascinated with movies, often taking a three-hour train ride during school holidays just to see them. In 1973 h ... (more)
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Movies written by

Most popular
Top rated
Most recent
1. Akira (1988)
Rating:
7.9
1474 Watched
2. Metropolis (2001)
Rating:
7.1
404 Watched
3. Steamboy (2004)
Rating:
6.7
317 Watched
4. Memories (1995)
Rating:
7.2
194 Watched
5. Neo Tokyo (1987)
Rating:
6.9
32 want to see




Movies directed by

Most popular
Top rated
Most recent
1. Akira (1988)
Rating:
7.9
1474 Watched
2. Steamboy (2004)
Rating:
6.7
317 Watched
3. Memories (1995)
Rating:
7.2
194 Watched
4. Neo Tokyo (1987)
Rating:
6.9
32 want to see
5. Robot Carnival (1987)
Rating:
7.1
29 Watched




Books

Most popular
Top rated
Most recent
Rating:
8.6
30 own
2. Akira, Vol. 2 (2001)
Rating:
8.9
24 own
3. Akira, Vol. 3 (2001)
Rating:
8.9
20 own
4. Akira, Vol. 4 (2001)
Rating:
8.7
21 own
5. Akira, Vol. 5 (2002)
Rating:
9
19 own




TV

Rating:
7.5
7 Watched





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