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Sunao Katabuchi

Name in Native Language: "片渕須直" (Japanese/JA)
Screenwriter / Film Director / Animator | * 08/10/1960 (61) | Hirakata, Osaka Prefecture (Japan)
Sunao Katabuchi (片渕 須直, Katabuchi Sunao, born in August 10, 1960) is a Japanese animation director, screenwriter, and storyboard artist. He is director of Contrail Co. Ltd.He has been a part-time lecturer at Nihon University College of Art since 2006, and a Project Professor at the college of Art of at the same university since 2018. He has also served as a part-time lecturer at the Graduate School of Tokyo University of the Arts since 2013. He is married to a fellow director of anime Chie Uratani. ()

Sunao Katabuchi (片渕須直 Katabuchi Sunao, born in August, 1960) is a Japanese director of anime, and an instructor at the college of Art of Nihon University.

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Most frequent genres for this person: Animation | Drama | Fantasy

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Awards & Nominations for Sunao Katabuchi

Blue Ribbon Awards for Best Director

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Movies with Sunao Katabuchi as Crew(15)

Directing/Director2016 In This Corner of the World
Writing/Screenplay2016 In This Corner of the World
Sound/Sound Director2016 In This Corner of the World
Directing/Director2009 Mai Mai Miracle
Writing/Writer2009 Mai Mai Miracle
Directing/Director2001 Princess Arete
Writing/Screenplay2001 Princess Arete
Art/Background Designer1991 Only Yesterday
Directing/Assistant Director1989 Kiki's Delivery Service
Art/Background Designer1988 My Neighbor Totoro

TV Shows/Series with Sunao Katabuchi as Crew(6)

Writing/Writer2006 Black Lagoon
Directing/Director2006 Black Lagoon
Art/Storyboard Designer2003 Gunslinger Girl
Writing/Storyboard2002 Chobits
Directing/Director1996 Famous Dog Lassie
Directing/Assistant Director1984 Sherlock Hound

Citizenship: Japan
Born: Wednesday, 08/10 1960 (August) in Hirakata, Osaka Prefecture (Japan) (current age: 61 years + 109 days)
Zodiac sign: Leo (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Languages: Japanese (JA)
Educated at: Nihon University
Other names for Sunao Katabuchi (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"片渕 須直"
"かたぶち すなお" (Kana/Japanese)
Sunao Katabuchi frequently works together with these people:
Hayao Miyazaki (6x, Crew)
Shinji Otsuka (4x, Crew)
Takeshi Seyama (4x, Crew)
Kazuo Oga (4x, Crew)
Morio Asaka (4x, Crew)
Kenichi Kawamura (4x, Crew)
Rie Tanaka (3x, Actress)
Michiyo Yasuda (3x, Crew)
Tsuyoshi Koyama (3x, Actor)
Eiko Tanaka (3x, Crew)
Megumi Toyoguchi (3x, Actress)
Yasuyoshi Tokuma (3x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:161621, Added: 07/06/2018, Last updated: 11/02/2021