Shinichi Matsumi




Orange Presents: Creative Minds Behind BEASTARS & IDOLiSH7 / Mr. AFFECTiON
Studio Orange is known for its innovative CG animation beginning with BEASTARS, Land of Lustrous, the IDOLiSH7 music video for Mr. AFFECTiON, Code Geas: Akito The Exiled and more. For the first time, Orange is participating in Anime Expo Lite with the director, producers and artists behind BEASTARS and Mr.AFFECTiON to discuss the passion and ideas that went into the two masterpieces.

When: Saturday - July 4 at 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM PDT
Where: Youtube / Twitch



Born in 1959, Tokyo, Japan. Director for animated series BEASTARS. Matsumi worked as the assistant director for Porco Rosso at Studio Ghibli and participated in many works at Studio 4C. Matsumi is known to be one of the early adapters of CG animation in Japan. Matsumi has been working with Orange since Land of Lustrous as the episode director, and he has returned for BEASTARS as director to challenge new methods of animation production. Matsumi’s past work includes Rage of Bahamut – Assistant Director, Thunder Cats – Director, Steamboy – Technical Director, and more.

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