Director / Screenwriter / Designer
Born in 1967. Joined Links in 1989. Worked as a CG director/designer in various fields of CG/VFX including feature films such as Kappa, Parasite Eve, and TV commercials, game cinematics, etc. In 1997 left for the USA to join Square USA and worked as Art Director on Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within. In 2000 returned to Japan to join Square (now Square Enix) and worked as a designer/VFX supervisor on cinematics for games such as Final Fantasy X (2001), Final Fantasy XI (2002), Kingdom Hearts (2002), Final Fantasy X-2 (2003) and others. In 2004 took part in founding Casio Entertainment, Inc., where he served as Executive Director. Worked as VFX Director on Hitoshi Matsumoto’s film Dainipponjin (2007) and Symbol (2009). In 2010 joined Polygon Pictures. Worked as Co-director on Knights of Sidonia (2014), Director on Knights of Sidonia: Battle for Planet Nine (2015), Ajin: Demi-Human (2015-2016), BLAME! (2017) , GODZILLA: Monster Planet (2017), GODZILLA: City on the Edge of Battle (2018) and GODZILLA: The Planet Eater (2018), Levius (2019).