Kamiyama, Kenji

Kamiyama, Kenji

Given name: 健治
Family name: 神山
Birthday: Mar 20, 1966
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Birth place: Chichibu, Saitama Prefecture, Japan

Kenji Kamiyama has worked regularly with the anime studio and production enterprise, Production I.G, such as his work on Jin-Roh, Patlabor, Blood: The Last Vampire, and for whom he has directed the Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex anime television series, which was followed on into a second season, Ghost in the Shell: S.A.C. 2nd GIG and a TV movie, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - Solid State Society.

After working as a background artist for productions such as Akira and Kiki's Delivery Service, he joined Team Oshii at Production I.G, contributing the screenplay of Blood: The Last Vampire, and working as animation director for Jin-Roh. In 2002 he made his directorial debut with MiniPato, followed by Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex and Ghost in the Shell: S.A.C. 2nd GIG. In 2007, after almost 6 years of work on the Stand Alone Complex world, he directed the TV series Guardian of the Sacred Spirit and Eden of the East.

Twitter: @kixyuubann

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PentagramShogoki | Apr 27, 9:36 AM
3D animation in SAC2045 is looking good. Thanks mr Kamiyama.


kurtyNC | Apr 27, 8:17 AM
Damn...with the Failure of sac_2045,i think he should leave the anime industry.


Catalano | Mar 26, 3:20 AM
2045 will stain his career for ever


Tsarko | Feb 8, 1:01 AM
Seirei no Moribitio and Ghost in the Shell Stand Alone Complex are some of the best anime put to TV. Higashi no Eden was also good and had potential but movie sequels wasted it. And starting with Eden movies everything he has directed since then has been underwhelming (Ultraman was fun tho but nothing special).

Visuals of new GitS SAC don't inspire confidence but I do hope Kamiyama still has it in him to deliver a good Sci-fi story.


CriticalStallion | Feb 3, 6:57 PM
He needs to stop embracing this whole 3DCG bullcrap that's ruining the industry!


luciojb | Sep 16, 2019 2:51 PM
#respect for all his work. I wasn't gonna watch Higashi no Eden, but after seeing all the amazing titles he worked on, i'll at least try.


VanishingKira | Dec 11, 2018 5:11 AM
I think SAC_2045 with turn out fine I mean he is directing it after all,honestly it seems the only reason people are worry/disappointed already is cause of it being full 3dcg.


DeadIEnd | Nov 30, 2018 5:03 AM
Congratulations on the Blade Runner anime. Do your best.


Locksload | Mar 18, 2018 12:17 PM
Hirune Hime was really disappointing :(


Cabron | Nov 30, 2017 9:47 PM
>is going to direct Ultraman


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