Mitsuhisa Ishikawa

Mitsuhisa Ishikawa (石川 光久, Ishikawa Mitsuhisa, born October 30, 1958) is a Japanese anime entrepreneur, the co-founder and current president and CEO of Production I.G, as well as a producer for the studio.

Mitsuhisa Ishikawa
Mitsuhisa Ishikawa at Production I.G headquarters 20101016.jpg
Mitsuhisa Ishikawa in October 2010
BornOctober 30, 1958 (1958-10-30) (age 61)
OccupationAnime executive producer/producer and project developer
EmployerProduction I.G
Bee Train
Tatsunoko Productions
Known forProduction I.G animation studio


Mitsuhisa Ishikawa was executive at Bee Train from 1997 to 2006,[1][2]

Ishikawa acted as executive producer for the anime sequence The Origin of Ren in Kill Bill, and was the producer of the first two Ghost in the Shell films.[3] In 2005, Ishikawa joined his first joint Japanese-U.S. collaboration, since the opening of the Production I.G branch in Los Angeles, IGPX: Immortal Grand Prix, a joint production with Production I.G and Cartoon Network.[4] Ishikawa has also produced Batman: Gotham Knight, Halo Legends and Dante's Inferno: An Animated Epic.

Ishikawa is also one of the owners of Tatsunoko Productions and a part-time director.[5]


  1. ^ "From the President". Production I.G. Retrieved 2009-07-23.
  2. ^ "Errata: Bee Train No Longer Subsidiary of I.G". Anime News Network. Retrieved 2009-07-23.
  3. ^ "Mitsuhisa Ishikawa". Retrieved 2009-07-27.
  4. ^ "Mitsuhisa Ishikawa (石川光久) President, Production I.G." Japan Society Innovators Network. Retrieved 2009-07-27.
  5. ^ "Production I.G to Acquire 11.2% Stake in Tatsunoko". AnimeNewsNetwork. 2010-06-01. Retrieved 2010-06-04.

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