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Katsuhiro Otomo
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Birth Name: 大友 克洋

Age: 60, born 14 April 1954

Country of origin: Japan


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What is Art? (77 items)
list by johanlefourbe
Published 2 years, 7 months ago 16 comments

About: 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 To ... (more)
Mangaka (2), Animator (2), Japanese (2), Penciler (1), Inker (1), Comics (1), Asian (1), Artist (1), Male (1)

Movies written by


1. Akira (1988)
Rating:
7.9
1142 Watched
2. Metropolis (2001)
Rating:
7.1
337 Watched
3. Steamboy (2004)
Rating:
6.6
273 Watched
4. Memories (1995)
Rating:
7.1
142 Watched
5. Bugmaster (2006)
Rating:
6.9
24 Watched







Movies directed by


1. Akira (1988)
Rating:
7.9
1142 Watched
2. Steamboy (2004)
Rating:
6.6
273 Watched
3. Memories (1995)
Rating:
7.1
142 Watched
4. Bugmaster (2006)
Rating:
6.9
24 Watched
5. Robot Carnival (1987)
Rating:
7.3
22 Watched







Books


Rating:
8.6
29 own
2. Akira, Vol. 2 (2001)
Rating:
9
23 own
3. Akira, Vol. 3 (2001)
Rating:
9
20 own
Rating:
9.3
19 own
Rating:
9
21 own







TV


Rating:
8
4 Watched







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johanlefourbe added this to a list 2 years, 5 months ago
What is Art? (77 person items)

" Katsuhiro Otomo (born April 14, 1954) is a Japanese comic book creator, screenwriter and film director. He is best known as the creator of the manga Akira and its animated film adaptation. Otomo has also directed several live-action films, such as the 2006 feature film adaptation of the manga Mushishi. Katsuhiro Otomo was born in 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 during school holidays just"