Shinji Aramaki confirmed for Japan Expo 2014!

Let’s welcome famed designer and producer Shinji Aramaki to Japan Expo 2014!


Aramaki, most recently known for being the director of Appleseed and Space Pirate Captain Harlock, is a prolific director and mecha-designer in the world of computer graphics and animation. He started his career during the mecha wave in the ’80s, and has since been involved with the making of works such as Genesis Climber Mospeada (1983-1984), Megazone 23 (1985-1986), Crush Gear Turbo (2001-2003), Mobile Suit Gundam MS IGLOO (2004-2006), Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos (2011), and more.

In addition, he was also involved in the production design of Bubblegum Crisis (1987-1991), Fullmetal Alchemist (2003-2004), Fullmetal Alchemist: Conqueror of Shamballa (2005), and Soul Eater (2008-2009).

As a director, some of his major works include Appleseed (2004), Appleseed Ex Machina (2007), Starship Troopers: Invasion (2012), and Space Pirate Captain Harlock (2013).

He is most recently involved in the making of Appleseed Alpha, soon to be released later this year.

Come see him at the Japan Expo at the San Mateo Event Center! The Japan Expo will be held from August 22-24 this year.


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