It takes a lot to make a movie, and few know better than Takayuki Hirao, director of the anime love letter to filmmaking, POMPO THE CINEPHILE.
Join GKIDS for a screening of POMPO THE CINEPHILE, based on Shogo Sugitani’s indie manga. Featuring a special Q&A with director Hirao, known for his work on God Eater, The Garden of Sinners, and more!
Pompo the Cinephile Screening with Takayuki Hirao
Date: Saturday, July 1st
Room: Room 403
Join GKIDS and director Takayuki Hirao for a screening of POMPO THE CINEPHILE, the hilarious and heartwarming adaptation of Shogo Sugitani’s manga. Featuring a special Q&A with Hirao, known for his work on God Eater, The Garden of Sinners, and more!
About Takayuki Hirao
After working at Madhouse and ufotable, he is currently working as a freelance director for various works. His major works so far include the TV animation “GOD EATER” (as director, sound director, scriptwriter, storyboard), theatrical animation “The Garden of Sinners” (as director), “Sakura no Ondo” (as director, original story, screenplay, storyboard, direction),” Magical Sisters Yoyo & Nene ” (as director, script, storyboard, direction, sound director) etc. In 2019, he published the novel “Nokemono Oji to Bakemono Hime”.
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Anime Expo 2023 will run from July 1 through July 4 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
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