Masami Oobari

大張正己, 大張正巳, おーばりまさみ
Birth:Jan 24, 1966
Years active:1984-Present
Hometown:Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan
Twitter Wiki jp Oobari began his career when he joined the animation studio Ashi Production working on titles like Tokusou Kihei Dorvack and Sei Juushi Bismarck Soon after at the age of 19 he got his first major break when he landed the role of mecha designer on Dancouga: Super Beast Machine God Not too long after at the young age of 21 he was given his first directorial role by directing episodes 5 and 6 of the Bubblegum Crisis OVA series. Oobari mainly likes to work within the scifi mecha and fighting genres. His designs are easily recognizable from the voluptuous female forms and welltoned pretty boys he tends to create to appeal to wide audiences. For references he likes to use images of professional wrestlers and models. He is friends with fellow former animator and current freelance illustrator Tsukasa Kotoboki He wasnt originally interested in animation but was inspired by Satoshi Urushihara