Gen Urobuchi

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Gen Urobuchi
Born December 20, 1972
Tokyo
Occupation Writer, Scriptwriter
Language Japanese
Nationality Japan
Education Wakō University
Genres Fantasy, Horror
Notable work(s) Saya no Uta
Puella Magi Madoka Magica
Fate/Zero
Psycho-Pass
Kamen Rider Gaim

Gen Urobuchi (虚淵 玄 Urobuchi Gen?, born December 20, 1972) is a Japanese writer for visual novels, light novels, and anime. He is known for his dark style, nihilistic themes, and tragic plot twists, earning him the fan nickname "Urobutcher." Some of his more popular works include the 2003 visual novel Saya no Uta, the 2011 anime Puella Magi Madoka Magica and the light novel Fate/Zero, as well as the head writer of the 2013–2014 Kamen Rider Series Kamen Rider Gaim. He currently works at Nitroplus.

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Fate/Zero[edit]

Eisen Flügel[edit]

Black Lagoon[edit]

Kin no hitomi to tetsu no ken[edit]

Hakubō no Dendōshi[edit]

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Year Series Studio Episodes Genre
2008 Blassreiter Gonzo 24 Action, Drama, Science fiction
2009 Phantom: Requiem for the Phantom Genco, Bee Train 26 Action, Romance, Tragedy
2011 Puella Magi Madoka Magica Shaft 12 Dark fantasy, Drama, Horror
2011 Fate/Zero Ufotable 13 Action, Contemporary Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
2012 Fate/Zero 2nd Season Ufotable 12 Action, Contemporary Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
2012 Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part 1: Beginnings Shaft Dark fantasy, Drama, Horror
2012 Psycho-Pass[1] Production I.G 22 Cyberpunk, Dystopian, Science fiction, Crime thriller
2012 Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part 2: Eternal Shaft Dark fantasy, Drama, Horror
2013 Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet Production I.G 15 Adventure, Science fiction, Mecha
2013 Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part 3: Rebellion Shaft Dark fantasy, Drama, Horror
2014 Expelled from Paradise[2] Toei Animation Science fiction
2014 Aldnoah.Zero A-1 Pictures, TROYCA

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