Yoshiyuki Tomino

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Birthday
5, 1941
Birthplace
Japan
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
5, 1941 (age 77)
Birthplace
Japan

About

Popularized mecha anime with Mobile Suit Gundam and its numerous spinoffs.

Before Fame

He was a storyboard artist with Osamu Tezuka's company Mushi Productions on Mighty Atom, which became Astro Boy in the U.S.

Trivia

He directed the first 26 episodes of another influential mecha series, Brave Raideen, four years before starting the Gundam franchise.

Family Life

He grew up in Odawara, the Kanagawa Prefecture of Japan.

Associated With

He worked with Enuka Okuma, who was one of the voice actors on his Gundam Wing anime series.