Hiromasa Yonebayashi


Hiromasa Yonebayashi (born 1973 in Nonoichi, Ishikawa, Japan), nicknamed Maro, is a Japanese animator and director, formerly for Studio Ghibli. After his directorial debut with Studio Ghibli (The Secret World of Arrietty), he became the youngest director of a theatrical film produced by the studio. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature in 2015 for his second film, When Marnie Was There. His most recent work is with Studio Ponoc on "Mary and the Witch's Flower."

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