Birth:Oct 2, 1960
Home town:Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan
Twitterhttps://twitter.com/snjaramaki Wiki jphttps://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/ Wiki enhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ShinjiAramaki Aramaki is one of the leading figures in the industrys CG animation and is noted for his various design works in numerous anime series such as Gasarakihttps://anilist.co/anime/782/ Witch Hunter Robinhttps://anilist.co/anime/7/ Wolfs Rainhttps://anilist.co/anime/202/ and Soul Eaterhttps://anilist.co/anime/3588/ among many others. Influenced by Space Battleship Yamatohttps://anilist.co/anime/1650/ Mobile Suit Gundamhttps://anilist.co/anime/80/ and Star Wars during his junior and senior high school years he decided to pursue a career in film. One of his first representative works was an independently produced animation titled Moonstruck Artemis that he made while part of a manga club during his university days. Aramaki didnt have a special desire to work in the animation industry but has stated joining it solely because he could draw and the industry had a wide range of options for someone like that. He has also said that the spread of digital technology has made it easier for him to work in both anime and liveaction. In 2004 Aramaki directed Appleseedhttps://anilist.co/anime/54/ a reinterpretation of a Shirou Masamunehttps://anilist.co/staff/97609/ manga by the same namehttps://anilist.co/manga/30668/. Although bashed by critics the movie was an influential piece in the medium that had great impact on creators around the world. Studio Ghibli cofounder Toshio Suzukihttps://anilist.co/staff/101638/ said the movie would reform the industry.