|Born||September 19, 1967|
Kamiichi, Nakaniikawa District, Toyama, Japan
|Known for||The Girl Who Leapt Through Time|
The Boy and the Beast
Digimon: The Movie
Mamoru Hosoda (細田 守 Hosoda Mamoru, born September 19, 1967) is a Japanese film director and animator.
Formerly employed at Toei Animation, Hosoda went to work at Madhouse from 2005 to 2011. Hosoda left Madhouse in 2011 to establish his own animation studio, Studio Chizu with Yuichiro Saito who produced "The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (2006 film)" and "Summer Wars". He first came to public attention in the early 2000s with the first two films in the Digimon Adventure series and the sixth film in the One Piece series. From the late 2000s, he earned critical acclaim with several other films, including 2006's The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, 2009's Summer Wars, 2012's Wolf Children, and 2015's The Boy and the Beast.
Hosoda studied oil painting at the Kanazawa College of Art.
- Digimon: The Movie (film, 2000, with Shigeyasu Yamauchi)
- One Piece: Baron Omatsuri and the Secret Island (film, 2005)
- The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (film, 2006)
- Summer Wars (film, 2009)
- Wolf Children (film, 2012)
- The Boy and the Beast (film, 2015)
- Mirai (film, 2018)
- Digimon Adventure (20 Minute Film, 1999)
- Digimon Adventure (TV, episode 21, 1999)
- Ojamajo Doremi Dokkān (TV, episode 40, 49)
- Digimon Adventure: Our War Game! (40 Minute Film, 2000)
- One Piece (TV, episode 199)
- Superflat Monogram (short film, 2003, with Takashi Murakami)
- Ashita no Nadja (TV, opening, ending, episodes 5, 12, 26)
- Samurai Champloo (TV, opening)
As key animator
- Ashita no Nadja (episode 26)
- Crying Freeman
- Dragon Ball: The Path to Power
- Dragon Ball Z (episode 173)
- Dragon Ball Z: Broly – The Legendary Super Saiyan
- Dragon Ball Z: Broly – Second Coming
- Galaxy Express 999 ~Eternal Fantasy~
- Slam Dunk (episodes 29, 70)
- Sailor Moon Sailor Stars (episode 7)
- Sailor Moon Super S: The Movie
- Yu Yu Hakusho The Movie: Poltergeist Report
- Official website. Retrieved 2011-12-13.
- "Summer Wars' Mamoru Hosoda Creates Anime Film for July". Anime News Network, 13 December 2011. Retrieved 2011-12-13.
- FAQ - Howl's Moving Castle. The Hayao MIYAZAKI Web. Retrieved 2011-12-13.
- "Summer Wars' Mamoru Hosoda Plans Next Film About Siblings in 2018". Anime News Network. October 25, 2016. Retrieved March 20, 2017.
- "Cannes: Japan's Mamoru Hosoda Sets New Animated Film 'Mirai' (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. May 16, 2017. Retrieved May 16, 2017.
- "Summer Wars' Hosoda Reveals Mirai no Mirai Film's Story, Staff, July Date in Teaser". Anime News Network. December 13, 2017. Retrieved 14 December 2017.