Shinji Aramaki

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Shinji Aramaki
Ready Player One Japan Premiere Red Carpet Aramaki Shinji (40893745414).jpg
Aramaki at the Ready Player One Japan premiere in 2018
Born (1960-10-02) October 2, 1960 (age 60)
Occupationanime director and mechanical designer

Shinji Aramaki (荒牧 伸志, Aramaki Shinji, born October 2, 1960) is a Japanese anime director and mechanical designer, born in Fukuoka Prefecture. He was a member of Artmic.

He is noted for work on powered exoskeletons and his mecha and CG design on several anime series.[1]

On November 29, 2018, it was announced that he and Kenji Kamiyama will direct the initial season of Blade Runner: Black Lotus, an anime for Adult Swim and Crunchyroll.[2][3][4]


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  • Kappa (CG design)
  • Ping Pong (table-tennis scene CG)
  • Sonic Unleashed (CG movie director)
  • Gasaraki (storyboard writer of episode 25, 1998-1999)
  • Halo Legends (creative advisor, 2010)


  1. ^ "Midnight Eye interview: Shinji Aramaki". Retrieved 2007-04-20. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Otterson, Joe (November 29, 2018). "Blade Runner Anime Series". Variety. Retrieved November 29, 2018.
  3. ^ Gurwin, Gabe (November 29, 2018). "BLADE RUNNER ANIME SERIES COMING TO CARTOON NETWORK, CRUNCHYROLL". IGN. Retrieved November 29, 2018.
  4. ^ Yoo, Noah (November 29, 2018). "Adult Swim Announces New "Blade Runner" Anime Series". Pitchfork. Retrieved November 29, 2018.
  5. ^ a b "Appleseed Ex Machina" Newtype USA 6 (12) 20. December 2007. ISSN 1541-4817.
  6. ^ Official website and blog states him as director
  7. ^ "Captain Harlock's New CG Pilot Images, Staff Revealed". Anime News Network.
  8. ^ Young, Al. "First Trailer for SPACE PIRATE CAPTAIN HARLOCK". Twitch.
  9. ^ "Work in progress 2011". Annecy International Animated Film Festival. Retrieved 2012-02-10. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. ^ Appleseed Alpha CG Anime Film's 1st Trailer Posted
  11. ^ | 'Evangelion:Another Impact' Short by Appleseed's Aramaki Streamed
  12. ^ Alt, Matt. "Machine Logic". Otaku USA. Posted November 2, 2007. Retrieved October 27, 2010. Archived page at the Wayback Machine.

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