Hiroshi Nagahama

Hiroshi Nagahama is the director of the anime adaptation of Junji Ito's Uzumaki.


Production I.G. USA Industry Panel
Join Production I.G. USA President/Producer, Maki Terashima-Furuta as she hosts her annual Production I.G USA panel, showcasing IG's current and upcoming titles, including the anime adaptation of Junji Ito's Uzumaki, B: The Beginning Season 2, two of the most recent Rick and Morty shorts, as well as video letters from her virtual guests Mitsuhisa Ishikawa (the founder of Production I.G), Junichi Fujisaku (Ghost in the Shell: SAC, Blood +), Rui Kuroki (Kill Bill, B: The Beginning), Haruyasu Makino (Ultraman, Ghost in the Shell SAC_2045), George Wada (producer of Attack on Titan, Great Pretender, etc.), Kaichi Sato (Samurai and Shogun RAM), Toshiko Hata (RAM ID and Pacalien), Jason DeMarco (co-founder of Toonami), and Hiroshi Nagahama (Uzumaki Anime, Mushishi) followed by informative Q and As about English voice over casting and auditions by the most trusted casting directors, Stephanie Sheh (NYAV Post) and Mami Okada (Bang Zoom! Entertainment), and ending with Q and A by Maki Terashima-Furuta.

When: Saturday - July 4 at 11:10 AM - 12:10 PM PDT (see timezone chart)
Where: Twitch - Channel 2

Hiroshi Nagahama began his career at Madhouse, where he worked on The Cockpit and Azuki-chan before becoming independent. He was the concept designer for Revolutionary Girl Utena; the story board, the director of animation, and the key animator for Sexy Commando Gaiden: Sugoi yo!! Masaru-san; and the chief director of Jubei-chan: The Ninja Girl, The Counter Attack of Siberia Yagyu. The titles where he was the director include Mushishi: Detroit Metal City, The Flowers of Evil, which was done entirely with rotoscoping, and The Reflection from 2017, which he co-created with Stan Lee. He is currently directing the anime adaptation of Junji Ito’s Uzumaki.


  • July 2, 2020

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