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Katsuhiro Ôtomo

Began to work as an animation artist in 1973. See full bio »

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6 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Akira
Akira Writer
(1988)
Suchîmubôi
Suchîmubôi Writer
(2004)
Memories
Memories Writer
(1995)
Metropolis
Metropolis Writer
(2001)

Filmography

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 2014 The Akira Project (Short) (Based on the work of)
 2012 Hi no yôjin (Short) (as Katsuhiro Ohtomo)
 2008 The American Akira (Short) (characters)
 2006 Mushi-Shi: The Movie (screenplay - as Katsuhiro Ohtomo)
 2004 Suchîmubôi (as Katsuhiro Ohtomo)
 2002 Akira saiko bôru (Video Game) (manga - as Katsuhiro Ohtomo)
 2001 Metropolis (screenplay - as Katsuhiro Ohtomo)
 1998 Gundam: Mission to the Rise (Video short) (script/screenplay)
 1995 Kanojo no omoide (Short) (story - as Katsuhiro Ohtomo)
 1995 Memories (mangas - segment "1, 2 and 3", as Katsuhiro Ohtomo)
 1995 Stink Bomb (Short)
 1995 Taiho no Machi (Short) (script)
 1991 Roujin Z (as Katsuhiro Ohtomo)
 1991 Wârudo apâtomento horâ (screenplay - as Katsuhiro Ohtomo)
 1988 Fushigi monogatari: Hachi neko wa yoku asagata kaette kuru (writer - as Katsuhiro Ohtomo)
 1988 Akira (Video Game) (manga)
 1988 Akira (manga - as Katsuhiro Otomo) / (screenplay - as Katsuhiro Otomo)
 1988 So What (story - as Katsuhiro Ohtomo)
 1987 Meikyû monogatari (screenplay - segment "Kôji chûshi meirei", as Katsuhiro Ohtomo)
 1987 Robot Carnival (Video) (scenario - as Katsuhiro Ohtomo, opening and ending sequences)
 1983 Bega's Battle (Video Game) (character design - as Katsuhiro Ohtomo)
 1982 Jiyû o warera ni (as Katsuhiro Ohtomo)
 1981 Shuffle (Short) (manga strip run - as Katsuhiro Ohtomo)
 1979 Kôkô Erotopia: Akai seifuku (writer - as Katsuhiro Ohtomo)
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Show Show Art department (3 credits)
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Alternate Names:

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Trivia:

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 »

Trademark:

Strong directorial style influenced by the American 'New Wave' of cinema during the sixties and seventies. See more »

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