Yoshiyuki Tomino

富野由悠季, 富野喜幸, とみの喜幸, Yoshiyuki Yokitani (斧谷喜幸), Minoru Yokitani (斧谷稔), Minami Asa (南阿佐, 阿佐みなみ), Akio Igusa (井草明夫), Rin Iogi (井荻麟), Shuusuke Nitta (新田修介)
Birth:Nov 5, 1941
Years active:1964-Present
Hometown:Odawara, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
Wiki jphttps://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/ Wiki enhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/YoshiyukiTomino Yoshiyuki Tomino is an anime creator best known for creating the Gundam anime franchise. Began his career in 1963 with Osamu Tezukahttps://anilist.co/staff/96938/s company Mushi Productionhttps://anilist.co/studio/68/ scripting and directing episodes of the first Japanese anime television series Astro Boyhttps://anilist.co/anime/2747/. He later became one of the most important members of the anime studio Sunrisehttps://anilist.co/studio/14/ going on to direct numerous anime through the 70s 80s and 90s. He is perhaps best known for his transformation of the Super Robot mecha anime genre into the Real Robot genre with 1979s Mobile Suit Gundamhttps://anilist.co/anime/80/ the first in the Gundam franchise. Known for using numerous pseudonyms. Source: Wikipedia