September 19, 1967 |
Kamiichi, Nakaniikawa District, Toyama, Japan
|Known for||The Girl Who Leapt Through Time
The Boy and the Beast
Mamoru Hosoda (細田 守 Hosoda Mamoru?, born September 19, 1967) is a Japanese film director and animator. Formerly employed at Toei Animation, he went to work at Madhouse from 2005 to 2011. Hosoda left Madhouse in 2011 to establish his own animation studio, Studio Chizu. 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. In the later 2000s, he diversified more with other films, including 2006's The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, 2009's Summer Wars, and 2012's Wolf Children.
Hosoda studied oil painting at the Kanazawa College of Art.
- Digimon Adventure (TV, episode 21, 1999)
- Ojamajo Doremi Dokkān (TV, episode 40, 49)
- 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)
- Digimon: The Movie (film, 1999/2000, 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)
As Key Animator
- Ashita no Nadja (OP,ED,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.