Mamoru Hosoda


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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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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 24 wins & 31 nominations. See more awards »

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Summer Wars Director
(2009)
Wolf Children Director
(2012)
Mirai Director
(2018)

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 2021 Belle
 2018 Mirai
 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)
 2004 One Piece (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2003 Superflat Monogram (Short)
 1999 Digimon Adventure (Short)
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Katsuwo Hashimoto | Katsuyo Hashimoto | Chiaki Shirai

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Right now the world is filled with so many works. But, I think, above all else in animation there's still an abundance of possibilities like, 'Wouldn't it be interesting if I approached this genre using this perspective?' There are still so many experiments to be made. I haven't at all reached a level where I can say, 'I'm completely satisfied' when it comes to film creation. See more »

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Japanese film director & animator. See more »

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