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Katsuhiro Ohtomo

Began to work as an animation artist in 1973. See full bio »
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 2012 Combustible (Short)
 2006 Mushi-Shi: The Movie (screenplay)
 2004 Steamboy
 2002 Akira saiko bôru (Video Game) (comic)
 2001 Metropolis (screenplay)
 1995 Kanojo no omoide (story)
 1995 Memories (mangas - segment "1, 2 and 3")
 1991 Roujin Z
 1991 Wârudo apâtomento horâ (screenplay)
 1988 Akira (graphic novel - as Katsuhiro Otomo) / (screenplay - as Katsuhiro Otomo)
 1988 So What (story)
 1987 Meikyû monogatari (screenplay - segment "Kôji chûshi meirei")
 1987 Robot Carnival (Video) (scenario - opening and ending sequences)
 1983 Bega's Battle (Video Game) (character design)
 1981 Shuffle (Short) (comic strip Run)
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Graphic novel: "Akira" (filmed as Akira (1988))

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Was quoted as saying the Vietnam era "rebel" movies Bonnie and Clyde (1967) and Five Easy Pieces (1970) (among others) were his chief inspiration for his writing work and subsequently, Domu and Akira (1988). See more »

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Hyper realistic art style adhering to technical perspective and detailed character movements. See more »

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