Mitsuhisa Ishikawa

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Mitsuhisa Ishikawa
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Mitsuhisa Ishikawa in October 2010
Nationality Japanese
Occupation Anime executive producer/producer and project developer
Employer Production I.G
Bee Train
Tatsunoko Productions
Known for Production I.G animation studio

Mitsuhisa Ishikawa (石川 光久 Ishikawa Mitsuhisa?) is a Japanese anime entrepreneur, the co-founder and current president and CEO of Production I.G, as well as a producer for the studio. He was also a former executive at Bee Train from 1997 to 2006,[1][2] and is a part of Tatsunoko Productions as a part-time director.[3]

Ishikawa acted as executive producer for the anime sequence The Origin of Ren in Kill Bill, and was the producer of the Ghost in the Shell films.[4] In 2005, Ishikawa joined his first joint Japanese-U.S. collaboration, since the opening of the Production I.G branch in Los Angeles, IGPX: Immortal Grand Prix, a joint production with Production I.G and Cartoon Network.[5] Ishikawa has also produced Batman: Gotham Knight, Halo Legends and Dante's Inferno: An Animated Epic.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "From the President". Production I.G. Retrieved 2009-07-23. 
  2. ^ "Errata: Bee Train No Longer Subsidiary of I.G". Anime News Network. Retrieved 2009-07-23. 
  3. ^ "Production I.G to Acquire 11.2% Stake in Tatsunoko". AnimeNewsNetwork. 2010-06-01. Retrieved 2010-06-04. 
  4. ^ "Mitsuhisa Ishikawa". Yahoo.com. Retrieved 2009-07-27. 
  5. ^ "Mitsuhisa Ishikawa (石川光久) President, Production I.G.". U.S.-Japan Innovators Network. Retrieved 2009-07-27. 

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