Satoshi Dezaki

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Satoshi Dezaki
Born (1940-06-26) June 26, 1940 (age 76)
Nationality Japanese
Occupation Anime director, producer, screenwriter

Satoshi Dezaki (出﨑 哲, Dezaki Satoshi?, born June 26, 1940) is an anime director, producer, and screenwriter. After graduating from Tokyo Metropolitan North High School, he attended Hosei University. His younger brother was the late anime director Osamu Dezaki.[1]

Brief history[edit]

Dezaki was born in Tokyo, Japan. After graduating from high school, he took a position at Toshiba while studying in the department of literature at Hosei University. While doing both of these, he continued to work on his dream job of working on movie production. He acted as the coach for the nine-member volleyball team at Toshiba. Dezaki also began pulling together an anime production team.

Dezaki resigned after working for seven years at Toshiba, leaving Hosei University in the middle of a term as well. He began working for Gisaburō Sugii's company Art Fresh, working alongside his younger brother Osamu. His first works included writing the script for Attack No. 1 and storyboarding Star of the Giants.

In 1969, Dezaki became a freelancer, doing scripting, production and direction work for Tokyo Movie Shinsha, Tatsunoko Production, and Sunrise. In 1977, he founded Magic Bus and produced and animated Shin Kyojin no Hoshi.



  1. ^ "Anime Director Osamu Dezaki Passes Away". Anime News Network. 2011-04-17. Retrieved 2014-08-31. 

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