Hiromasa Yonebayashi

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Hiromasa Yonebayashi
Born 米林 宏昌
(1973-07-10) July 10, 1973 (age 40)
Nonoichi, Ishikawa, Japan
Occupation Animator, animation director, director
Years active 1996–present
Notable work(s) The Secret World of Arrietty
Mei and the Kittenbus

Hiromasa Yonebayashi (米林 宏昌 Yonebayashi Hiromasa?, born 1973 in Nonoichi, Ishikawa, Japan),[1] nicknamed Maro, is a Japanese animator and director for Studio Ghibli. Making his directing debut with them in the film The Secret World of Arrietty, he became the youngest director of a theatrical Studio Ghibli film, and the second youngest overall.[2]

He studied at the Kanazawa College of Art, where he majored in commercial design.[citation needed]




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