Katsuhiro Otomo

Katsuhiro Otomo

Katsuhiro Otomo

JapanmaleAriesReceived between 6 and 9 awards related with Fantasy, Horror and SciFi worksOutstanding mangaka

Katsuhiro Otomo (大友 克洋) is a 63 years old japanese director, screenwriter, story designer, executive producer, scriptwriter, penciler best known for the manga Domu: A Child's Dream published in 1980, the manga Akira published in 1982 and the movie Mushishi released in 2006. He is born on Wednesday, April 14, 1954 (he is Aries) in Miyagi Prefecture in Japan.

During his impressive career, Katsuhiro Otomo has received no fewer than 7 awards related with SciFi, Horror and Fantasy works as you can see below:

nlAmsterdam Fantastic Film Festival :
- 1992, Silver Scream Award given to Katsuhiro Otomo for the animated movie Akira.

jpKodansha Manga Award :
- 1984, General Category given to Katsuhiro Otomo for the manga Akira.

jpMainichi Film Award :
- 1996, Ofuji Noburo Award given to Katsuhiro Otomo for the animated movie Memories.

jpNihon SF Taishō Award :
- 1984, Grand Prize given to Katsuhiro Otomo for the manga Domu: A Child's Dream.

jpSeiun Award :
- 1984, Best Manga of the Year given to Katsuhiro Otomo for the manga Domu: A Child's Dream.

esSitges Film Festival :
- 2004, Best Animated Feature Film given to Katsuhiro Otomo for the animated movie Steamboy.

jpYokohama Film Festival :
- 1992, Special Jury Prize given to Katsuhiro Otomo for the movie World Apartment Horror.

Selected Filmography related to Fantasy, SciFi & Horror :

(8)
Mushishi Movie director
2006
Steamboy Animated Movie director
screenwriter
2004
Metropolis Animated Movie screenwriter
2001
Memories Animated Movie director
story designer
executive producer
1995
World Apartment Horror Movie director
screenwriter
1991
Neo Tokyo Animated Movie director
1989
Akira Animated Movie director
1988
Robot Carnival Animated Movie director
1987

Selected Bibliography related to Fantasy, SciFi & Horror :

(3)
The Legend of Mother Sarah Manga scriptwriter
1990
Akira Manga scriptwriter
penciler
1982
Domu: A Child's Dream Manga scriptwriter
penciler
1980

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