(mangas / segments 1, 2 and 3)
(graphic novel / as Katsuhiro Otomo / screenplay / as Katsuhiro Otomo)
(comic strip Run)
(segment 3 "Cannon Fodder")
(supervising director / as Katsuhiro Otomo)
(key animator, mechanical designer)
(character designer - segment "Kôji chûshi meirei", key animator - segment "Kôji chûshi meirei")
(special character designer: "Arakune")
(acknowledgment to the works of)
Graphic novel: "Akira" (filmed as
Did You Know?
Was quoted as saying the Vietnam era "rebel" movies
Bonnie and Clyde
Five Easy Pieces
(among others) were his chief inspiration for his writing work and subsequently, Domu and
Hyper realistic art style adhering to technical perspective and detailed character movements.