Otakorp, Inc is proud to welcome back director, screenwriter,
and music producer Shinichiro Watanabe for Otakon 20. He last appeared at Otakon in 1999.
Born in 1965 in Kyoto, Japan, Shinichiro Watanabe is a Japanese film director, screenwriter, and
music producer. As a former employee of SUNRISE, he has supervised the episode direction and
storyboards of many SUNRISE titles. He made his directorial debut as co-director of Macross
Plus. As a Director, he has worked on numerous high profile titles such as Cowboy Bebop (TV
and Movie), The Animatrix - Kid's Story, A Detective Story, Samurai Champloo, and more
recently Kids on the Slope. As a Music Producer, he has worked on such titles as Michiko to
Hatchin and Lupin the 3rd - A Woman Called Fujiko Mine.