Kitakubo, Hiroyuki

Kitakubo, Hiroyuki

Given name: 弘之
Family name: 北久保
Birthday: Nov 15, 1963
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Hiroyuki Kitakubo (北久保 弘之 Kitakubo Hiroyuki, born November 15, 1963) is a Japanese director, animator, and screenwriter.

Kitakubo began work in the anime industry as a teenager, having worked on the 1979 Mobile Suit Gundam television series. He debuted as a director with the Cream Lemon episode "Pop Chaser" in 1985, then worked on films including Black Magic M-66 with Masamune Shirow and Akira with Katsuhiro Otomo. Kitakubo went on to direct the "A Tale of Two Robots" segment from Robot Carnival, the original video animation (OVA) series Golden Boy, and the films Roujin Z and Blood: The Last Vampire. In 2001, Kitakubo won the "Individual Award" at The 6th Animation Kobe for the latter film. Blood: The Last Vampire also won grand prize at the 2000 Japan Media Arts Festival and first prize the 2001 World Animation Celebration.

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FelipeSchiffer | Dec 14, 2021 10:06 AM

Bizaster | Feb 8, 2021 8:00 AM
Golden Boy was amazing, but I never knew this dude directed JJBA '93 too!

Also, 10th comment.

8mann | Nov 21, 2020 12:39 PM
Golden Boy bruh~

reluctantbeeswax | Sep 15, 2020 7:22 PM

kimdokja | Jan 25, 2020 6:41 AM
he's a pretty cool guy

Electrowanderer | Aug 5, 2019 5:38 PM
Good director.

Tha_Red_Comet | Mar 22, 2018 7:47 PM
my man!!

GoldenDevilGamer | May 24, 2015 8:35 AM
Golden Boy's probably his biggest achievement

Pizzaholic | Apr 19, 2015 9:37 AM
My nigga right here

Zelman | Jul 8, 2010 8:26 PM
Nice~! Blood: the last vampire & now occult academy too?

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