Mamoru Hosoda is a Japanese film director and animator. Formerly employed at Toei Animation, he went to work at Madhouse from 2005 to 2011. Hosoda left Madhouse in 2011 to establish his own animation studio, Studio Chizu. He first came to public attention in the early 2000s with the first two films in the Digimon Adventure series and the sixth ... See full bio »

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Wolf Children
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Summer Wars Director
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 2012 Wolf Children
 2009 Summer Wars
 2004-2005 Samurai Champloo (TV Series) (26 episodes)
- Seishi ruten sono san (2005) ... (as Katsuwo Hashimoto, opening credits)
- Seishi ruten sono ni (2005) ... (as Katsuwo Hashimoto, opening credits)
- Seishi ruten sono ichi (2005) ... (as Katsuwo Hashimoto, opening credits)
- Ichikyû jikkon (2005) ... (as Katsuwo Hashimoto, opening credits)
- Dohatsu shôten (2005) ... (as Katsuwo Hashimoto, opening credits)
 2003 Superflat Monogram (Short)
 2000 Digimon: The Movie (original production)
 1999 Dejimon adobenchâ (Short)
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Alternate Names:

Katsuwo Hashimoto | Katsuyo Hashimoto | Chiaki Shirai

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Originally attached to direct Howl's Moving Castle (2004).


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