Ikuhara, Kunihiko

Ikuhara, Kunihiko

Given name: 邦彦
Family name: 幾原
Birthday: Dec 21, 1964
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Hometown: Komatsushima, Tokushima, Japan
Also known as Ikunigoma Kinako (イクニゴマ キナコ).

Chronology:
- (1986) Becomes an employee of Toei Douga
- (1996) After leaving Toei Douga he establishes the creator group "Be-Papas" which he supervises
- (1997-11) Wins "Best Television Series Award" and the "Kobe Award" at Animation Kobe '97 for Revolutionary Girl Utena
- (1999-10) First Be-Papas Disbands
- (2001) Moves to the United States

Favorites:
- A fan of Steven Spielberg's "Duel"
- Firm pillows
- Likes to swim
- Not a fan of the Rocky Horror Picture Show.

Hobbies:
- Collecting pictures of him with his beloved cat

Non-anime staff credits:
- Assistant Director for "Fuuhaa" (TV)
- Co-writer for "Schell Bullet" (novel)
- Story for "The World of S & M" and "Nokemono to Hanayome" (manga)
- Supervisor of Dramatization for "Shoujo Kakumei Utena" (musical)

Twitter: @ikuni_noise

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Comments Only the latest 10 comments are displayed.
alotlikecars | Jul 30, 6:39 AM
Probably the best living artist along with David Lynch. They're both the closest examples we have to The Renaissance Man.


Zahraung | Jul 29, 8:55 AM
Papu no.


ZechTearz | Jul 23, 10:44 PM
Greatest director of all time.


Feuer_Frei | Jul 1, 6:01 AM
Looking forward to more explorations of male characters from him after Sarazanmai. Utena is top tier tho


kataneer | May 30, 11:43 PM
Garbage Utena & Sarazanmai, great Penguindrum & Yuri Kuma


Atlos | Apr 2, 11:59 AM


mooooody | Mar 23, 5:22 AM
@Zahraung FMAB avi calling out mid, ironic


TimeArbiter | Mar 15, 4:55 AM
Worst Avant Guarde director of all time. Rape scenes and homoeroticism. Ew, craw back into Hell.


haco | Mar 13, 5:57 PM
ily


Blue_86 | Mar 6, 5:26 AM
Mawaru Penguindrum is a masterpiece


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