Hiroshi Shimizu was born in 1965 and has worked in the animation industry for decades. His professional experience extends across illustration, character design, storyboarding, key animation, and animation direction.
Mr. Shimizu is currently working as a the Animation Director, Key Animator, and storyboard artist for episode 8 - "The Lonely Pooch Planet, Baby" of Space Dandy. He is also participating in various capacities on a yet to be disclosed future episode from the same series. Space Dandy is currently simulcast on Funimation and on Adult Swim!
Some other projects that Mr. Shimizu participated in include such well-known titles as:
Princess Mononoke (Key Animation),
Porco Rosso (Key Animation),
Michiko & Hatchin (Character Design and Chief Animation Director),
Lupin III: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine (Animation Director, Key Animation),
FLCL (Fooly Cooly) (Key Animation),
Fullmetal Alchemist TV & Movies (Key Animation),
Jin-Roh - The Wolf Brigade (Key Animation,
Metropolis (Key Animation),
Millenium Actress (Key Animation),
Monster (Key Animation),
Ocean Waves (Key Animation),
Only Yesterday (Key Animation),
Pom Poko (Key Animation),
The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (Key Animation),
Beck: Mongolian Chop Squad (Key Animation ep 22),
Now and Then, Here and There (Key Animation ep 1),
Paranoia Agent (Key Animation ep 12),
Samurai Champloo (Key Animation eps 17 & 22),
Technolyze (Key Animation ep 8 ), and
The Pilots Love Song (Ending Storyboard, Key Animation ep 1 & ending),
...among many others.
Read more about Hiroshi Shimizu on Anime News Network or IMDB.
Please welcome Mr. Shimizu to his first appearance at AnimeFest!