Mamoru Hosoda

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Birthday
19, 1967
Birthplace
Japan
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Japan

About

Japanese animator and anime director known for his work with Toei Animation and Madhouse. He worked on such animated films as The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, Wolf Children, and Summer Wars.

Before Fame

After studying painting at the Kanazawa College of Art, he began his film career by directing several episodes of the Digimon Adventure anime series.

Trivia

In 2011, he established an animation studio called Studio Chizu.

Family Life

He grew up in the Nakaniikawa District of Japan's Toyama Prefecture.

Associated With

He and his Japanese contemporary, Goro Miyazaki, both had successful careers as directors and animators.