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Masami Hata

Masami Hata was born in 1942 in Taipei. He debuted as an animator in 1965 at Mushi Pro with Wonder 3, and while there directed his first two TV series. After Mushi Pro folded in 1973, he worked a bit for Tokyo Movie Shinsha, drawing storyboards and directing episodes in a handful of TV series. Around 1975 he began working at Sanrio, which was just ... See full bio »
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Known For

Initial D
Initial D Director
(1998)
Ringing Bell
Ringing Bell Director
(1978)

Filmography

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 2008-2010 Stitch! (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Dracula Jr. (2010)
- Kijimunaa (2008)
 1998 Initial D (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- The FR Killer (1998)
- A New Challenger (1998)
 1995 The Ping-Pong Club (TV Series)
 1994 Keroppi (Video)
 1994 Pochacco (Video)
 1992 Fairy Dick (TV Series)
 1986 Nayuta (Video)
 1985 Yume no Hoshi no Button Nose (TV Series)
 1978 Ringing Bell
 1974 Hajime ningen Gyatoruz (TV Series)
 1971 Kunimatsu-sama no Otôri Dai (TV Series)
 1971 Andersen Stories (TV Series)
 1968 Animal 1 (TV Series)
 1968 Wanpaku tanteidan (TV Series)
 1967 Choppy and the Princess (TV Series) (1 episode)
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Show Show Writer (2 credits)

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