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Kenji Kamiyama (神山健治, Kamiyama Kenji, born on March 20, 1966) is a Japanese anime director.

Kenji Kamiyama
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Native name
神山健治
Born
Kenji Kamiyama

(1966-03-20) March 20, 1966 (age 53)
OccupationAnime television and film director, artist and screenwriter
Websitewww.ph9.jp

CareerEdit

He has worked regularly with the anime studio and production enterprise Production I.G, such as his work on Jin-Roh, Patlabor, Blood: The Last Vampire, and for whom he has directed the Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex anime television series, which was followed on into a second season, Ghost in the Shell: S.A.C. 2nd GIG and a TV movie, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - Solid State Society.

After working as a background artist for productions such as Akira and Kiki's Delivery Service, he joined Team Oshii at Production I.G, contributing the screenplay of Blood: The Last Vampire and working as animation director for Jin-Roh. In 2002 he made his directorial debut with MiniPato, followed by Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex and Ghost in the Shell: S.A.C. 2nd GIG. In 2007, after almost six years of work on the Stand Alone Complex world, he directed the TV series Guardian of the Sacred Spirit and Eden of the East.

On November 29, 2018, it was announced that he and Shinji Aramaki will direct the initial season of Blade Runner – Black Lotus, an anime for Cartoon Network and Crunchyroll.[2][3][4]

FilmographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "神山監督、2020年の日本を予測する!!". Retrieved 2017-07-21.
  2. ^ Otterson, Joe (November 29, 2018). "Blade Runner Anime Series". Variety. Retrieved November 29, 2018.
  3. ^ Gurwin, Gabe (November 29, 2018). "BLADE RUNNER ANIME SERIES COMING TO CARTOON NETWORK, CRUNCHYROLL". IGN. Retrieved November 29, 2018.
  4. ^ Yoo, Noah (November 29, 2018). "Adult Swim Announces New "Blade Runner" Anime Series". Pitchfork. Retrieved November 29, 2018.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g Wong, Amos (January 2008). "Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex". Newtype USA. 7 (1). pp. 58–61. ISSN 1541-4817.
  6. ^ "New Ghost in the Shell Anime Will Have 2 Seasons". Anime News Network. August 2, 2018. Retrieved November 29, 2018.

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