Birth:Mar 6, 1965
Twitterhttps://twitter.com/i/user/1522114648098619397 He grew up admiring anime such as Space Battleship Yamatohttps://anilist.co/anime/1650/ an during highschool he started animating with his friends. He enrolled into a professional animation school after graduating but quit quickly due to being disappointed in how the lessons were conducted. He joined Anime R and later its subsidiary Studio Muu. His first work was as an inbetweener on Psycho Armor Govarianhttps://anilist.co/anime/6428/ while his debut as a key animator was on Captain Tsubasahttps://anilist.co/anime/2116/. After working on Mamoru Oshiihttps://anilist.co/staff/99097/s Patlaborhttps://anilist.co/anime/1095/ he permanently joined Production I.G. becoming known together with Hiroyuki Okiurahttps://anilist.co/staff/103502/ and Tetsuya Nishiohttps://anilist.co/staff/103725/ as The Three Gods of I.G. Hes is one of the most prominent animators of the realist school with emphasis on solid shapes and weighty character animation.