Sunao Katabuchi

Birth:Aug 10, 1960
Years active:1984-Present
Hometown:Hirakata, Osaka Prefecture, Japan
Twitter While studying at Nihon University Katabuchi participated in the writing team of Sherlock Hound whichs production also involved Hayao Miyazaki After graduating he joined Telecom Animation Film In 1999 Katabuchi joined Studio 4C where he directed Princess Arete The movie was released in 2001 and won Excellent Works of the Year in the Domestic Feature Film Category at Tokyo International Anime Fair in 2002. He joined Madhouse and worked for various animations including Black Lagoon In 2016 Katabuchi directed In This Corner of the World which was released on November 12 2016 in Japan and planned to be released in fifteen countries including UK France Germany Mexico and US. Married to fellow director Chie Uratani