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Art Director of Afro Samurai Resurrection Wins Emmy Award

by dtshyk
Aug 27, 2009 7:33 PM | 24 Comments
According to the Emmy Award official website, Ikeda Shigemi won the Juried award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation for the art directions of Afro Samurai: Resurrection. Ikeda Shigemi is the president of Atelier MUSA and worked on numbers of anime such as Mobile Suit Gundam Seed, InuYasha, Planetes etc.

Afro Samurao Resurrection is also nominated for Creative Arts Emmy Awards and Outstanding Animated Program for programming one hour or more. The winners of the two will be announced on September 12th.

Source: Emmy Award

List of Ikeda Shigemi's works as an art director

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Okay the other competitors must have sucked or they just don't know what a Japanese anime Art Director actually does.

Sep 1, 2009 3:51 PM by ShadowBlazer3000

I was watching this on Tv when it happened, which was lucky because I don't usually watch all the awards shows... they drag on too long :/

Aug 30, 2009 1:29 PM by Tyranid5

Okay!!

Aug 29, 2009 10:57 AM by dPsychc

seishi-sama said:
The list of works is incomplete, btw, there's also Bartender and Yakitate!! Japan which are missing iirc.


Even more awesome lol!

Aug 28, 2009 4:45 PM by vault2049

Wow, what a list!

Aug 28, 2009 3:42 PM by YoshikoHatake

lol

Aug 28, 2009 7:38 AM by koreye

They have an emmy for this?

Aug 28, 2009 5:32 AM by VelvetEris

For a moment there I thought Afro Samurai: Res. one an award. lol

But apart from the generic looking Gonzo shows, there are some pretty good ones on the list. Kudos ^_^

Aug 28, 2009 4:50 AM by Master10K

Congratulations! Well deserved for the art director of such faves as Ikkitousen: Great Guardians...and Bartender.

Aug 28, 2009 3:38 AM by TsukikageRan

dtshyk said:
seishi-sama said:

For some reason, I always thought Ikeda Shigemi is a woman...and on ann they said "his" work... maybe dtshyk knows for sure? :)

The list of works is incomplete, btw, there's also Bartender and Yakitate!! Japan which are missing iirc.

Ikeda Shigemi is he.

Thank you.

Aug 28, 2009 2:24 AM by seishi-sama

Congratz

Aug 28, 2009 2:08 AM by _Kyon

seishi-sama said:
vault2049 said:
Quite a list of titles this guy has worked on, just amazing.

For some reason, I always thought Ikeda Shigemi is a woman...and on ann they said "his" work... maybe dtshyk knows for sure? :)

The list of works is incomplete, btw, there's also Bartender and Yakitate!! Japan which are missing iirc.

Ikeda Shigemi is he. I guess I miss a lot more. F91, 08 Team, Unicorn.... too many.

Aug 28, 2009 1:59 AM by dtshyk

vault2049 said:
Quite a list of titles this guy has worked on, just amazing.

For some reason, I always thought Ikeda Shigemi is a woman...and on ann they said "his" work... maybe dtshyk knows for sure? :)

The list of works is incomplete, btw, there's also Bartender and Yakitate!! Japan which are missing iirc.

Aug 28, 2009 1:40 AM by seishi-sama

Metroid_Ex said:
that list is filled with shit.

This. Tho the afro movie was pretty good.

Aug 28, 2009 12:59 AM by Supermilkshake

Xzaxs said:
Well, that anime was awfull but I gotta admit, it had nice art.

Aug 28, 2009 12:34 AM by TuzoAnime

zefiriss said:
vault2049 said:
Quite a list of titles this guy has worked on, just amazing.

agree

Yep same here.

Aug 27, 2009 11:12 PM by Xephifer

Well, that anime was awfull but I gotta admit, it had nice art.

Aug 27, 2009 10:37 PM by feeq

Avernal said:
Metroid_Ex said:
vault2049 said:
Quite a list of titles this guy has worked on, just amazing.
that list is filled with shit. Planetes is the only one in there that looks good.
If we're talking about art direction, most of it looks pretty good to me. :P

Aug 27, 2009 10:32 PM by BlackAssassin

Metroid_Ex said:
vault2049 said:
Quite a list of titles this guy has worked on, just amazing.
that list is filled with shit. Planetes is the only one in there that looks good.
If we're talking about art direction, most of it looks pretty good to me. :P

Aug 27, 2009 10:05 PM by Avernal

vault2049 said:
Quite a list of titles this guy has worked on, just amazing.

agree

Aug 27, 2009 9:15 PM by zefiriss

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