Katsuhiro Otomo

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Birthday
14, 1954
Birthplace
Japan
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
14, 1954 (age 65)
Birthplace
Japan

About

Creator of the manga Akira and its animated film adaptation, as well as director of live action films such as Mushishi.

Before Fame

He was obsessed with film as a youth and would often take three-hour train rides from his home to the nearest cinema.

Trivia

His major breakthrough, the manga Akira, took eight years to complete and resulted in over two thousand pages of artwork.

Family Life

He married a woman named Yoko.

Associated With

He and Naruto artist Masashi Kishimoto were acclaimed Japanese manga artists.