岡村天斎, 岡村天斉, Yutaka Okamura (岡村豊)
Birth:Dec 13, 1961
Home town:Fukushima Prefecture, Japan
Wiki jphttps://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/ Wiki enhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TensaiOkamura During his university days at Waseda University Okamura was a part of Wasedas manga research society and together with other budding animators produced his first independent anime there. Upon graduating from university Okamura joined the animation production studio Madhouse as an animator through the recommendation of a friend. Lensman was the first series he worked on as an animator. The first anime movies that he worked on were Kamui no Ken and Bobby ni Kubittake. In 1989 he made his debut as an episode director with Yawara and soon made his full directorial debut in 1995 with Memories. He later left Madhouse and went freelance working on several projects along the way. In 1991 he changed his first name from Yutaka to Tensai.