Katsuya Kondou

Birth:Jun 2, 1963
Years active:1984-Present
Hometown:Niihama, Japan
Wiki jphttps://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/ Wiki enhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/KatsuyaKondC58D Katsuya Kondou is best known for his character designs on numerous of Studio Ghiblihttps://anilist.co/studio/21/s films and his designs are considered the epitome of the Ghibli style. After graduating from high school he began working for Osamu Dezakihttps://anilist.co/staff/100393/ and Akio Suginohttps://anilist.co/staff/103064/ at their Studio Annapuru. Under the direction of Shinji Ootsukahttps://anilist.co/staff/124192/ Kondou worked as a key animator of the TV anime series Cats Eye. He then worked as a free agent on such shows as The Mighty Orbotshttps://anilist.co/anime/8130/ Rainbow Brite and Disneys Adventures of the Gummi Bears. His first work with Studio Ghibli was as a key animator on Castle in the Skyhttps://anilist.co/anime/513/. After working on the Gainax film The Wings of Honneamisehttps://anilist.co/anime/1034/ and multiple OVAs around late 80s Kondou began to be known for the high quality of his work. He has also collaborated collaborated with Kenichi Sakemi on a manga retelling of the Joan of Arc story as well as doing the character designs for the Jade Cocoon video game series. Source: Wikipedia