We are proud to announce Tomotaka Shibayama as Guest of Honor! In 2020, Tomotaka Shibayama debuted as a director by releasing the first animated feature film, “A Whisker Away” released on Netflix. Come see this Guest of Honor at Anime Expo 2022!
STUDIO COLORIDO: Live Drawing & Q&A
Live drawing will be done by Tomotaka Shibayama, director of A Whisker Away, and Koji Yamamoto, President of STUDIO COLORIDO will be sharing insights and secrets of the Studio’s high-quality 2D animation.
Date: Friday, July 1
Time: 1:45pm – 2:35pm
About Tomotaka Shibayama
Joined Studio Ghibli as a cel painter and made contributions in the work, “Spirited Away.” He eventually started off his career as an animation artist. He has done many works in A-1 Pictures by utilizing his promising techniques and rich expressions. He is now one of the main creators in Studio Colorido. In 2020, he debuted as a director by releasing the first animated feature film, “A Whisker Away” released on Netflix.
-“A Whisker Away” (Film/2020) as film director
-“Penguin Highway” (Film/2018) as storyboard artist
– “YKK presents ‘FASTENING DAY 3′” (Web Commercial/2017) as film director
– “McDonald ‘Mirai no Watashi'” (Web Commercial/2016) as animation director
- “The Anthem of the Heart” (Film/2015) as effect director
Anime Expo 2022 will run from July 1 through July 4 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
For more information about attending AX, check out our How to Attend guide.