Akiyuki Shinbou

新房昭之, Taiji Shiiya (椎谷太志‚ 椎名太志), Souji Homura (帆村壮二), Juuhachi Minamizawa (南澤十八)
Birth:Sep 27, 1961
Years active:1985-Present
Hometown:Fukushima Prefecture, Japan
Wiki jphttps://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/ Wiki enhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AkiyukiShinbo Akiyuki Shinbou is a Japanese director producer animator and storyboard artist. He joined Studio One Pattern in 1981. He made his directorial debut with Metal Fighter Mikuhttps://anilist.co/anime/1175/ in 1994. He joined Shaft in 2004. He has received the 11th Tokyo Anime Award and the 2011 Newtype Anime Award for Best director for his work on the acclaimed anime series Puella Magi Madoka Magicahttps://anilist.co/anime/9756/. Shinbou was born in Fukushima Prefecture. After high school he attended Tokyo Designer Institute before entering the anime industry. After graduating from Tokyo Design Institute Shinbou worked as an animator for the 1981 anime series Urusei Yatsurahttps://anilist.co/anime/1293/. Shinbou participated with Studio Pierrot in 1990 as an episode director in Musashihttps://anilist.co/anime/8065/. His first full directorial debut was however the previously mentioned with Metal Fighter Miku. He continued his early directional career with several OVA series in the late 90s. Shinbou participated with Seven Arcs starting with Triangle Heart: Sweet Songs Foreverhttps://anilist.co/anime/176/ in 2003 and then became director for 2004s spinoff Magical Girl Lyrical Nanohahttps://anilist.co/anime/76/. His style in particular became noticed during his episode direction work on Yu Yu Hakushohttps://anilist.co/anime/392/s Dark Tournament arc. After seeing Shinbous stylized presence the new president of Shaft Mitsutoshi Kubotahttps://anilist.co/staff/151830/ approached Shinbou with the desire to make Shaft a distinctive studio among animation companies. In an interview Kubota cited Le Portrait de Petit Cossettehttps://anilist.co/anime/514/ and The SoulTakerhttps://anilist.co/anime/1048/ among Shinbous most distinctive products that caught his eye. His work at Shaft has been characterized by extensive experimentation within the visual medium of animation and often includes pictures taken from real life cut into scenes as well as art shifts beat panels kabuki sound effects textures that remain stationary when the textured object moves showing symbols or defining parts of a character in place of characters during dialogue written text in place in opposition to dialogue precise use of fan service and headtilting a style known as a Shaft specialty. He says that the reason he sticks with Shaft is due to their system and professional capacity which make his expression of direction much easier. The socalled Team Shinbou includes himself Tatsuya Oishihttps://anilist.co/staff/103552/ and Shin Oonumahttps://anilist.co/staff/101753/. Source: Wikipedia