Shinichiro Watanabe

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Birthday
24, 1965
Birthplace
Kyoto, Japan
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
24, 1965 (age 53)
Birthplace
Kyoto, Japan

About

Director of the critically-acclaimed anime TV series Cowboy Bebop, Samurai Champloo, and the 2001 film Cowboy Bebop: Knockin' on Heaven's Door.

Before Fame

In 1994, he made his directorial debut with the anime Macross Plus.

Trivia

He is known for the mixing of genres and music styles in his work. Cowboy Bebop fused anime with noir and jazz. Samurai Champloo mixed beat-heavy music with anime.

Family Life

He was born in Kyoto, the former imperial capital of Japan.

Associated With

Director Rian Johnson called Cowboy Bebop an influence on his film Brick.