Guest Speaker: Tadashi Hiramatsu

Tadashi Hiramasu is a veteran artist and has served in the anime industry since 1982. Throughout his illustrious career, he has worked as key animator, character designer, storyboard artist, animation supervisor and sub-director.

His name is credited alongside many legendary studios including Gainax, Production IG, and Madhouse along with many other anime studios that have created amazing titles.

At VAX2017, he will be sharing his experience working as a character designer for YURI!!! on ICE, produced by Studio MAPPA. He will also be conducting a portfolio review session during the event for aspiring Malaysian talents.

Notable Works:

  • Yuri!!! on ICE
    Character Designer, Lead Animation Supervisor
  • Kuromukuro
    Storyboard, Episode Director
  • Wake Up Girls! Beyond the Bottom
    Key Dance Animator
  • Little Witch Academia
    Key Animation
  • Parasyte -the maxim-
    Character Designer, Ending Animation, Animation Supervisor
  • Wake Up Girls!
    Key Animation
  • Space Dandy
    Key Animation
  • Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo
    Key Animation
  • Lupin the Third: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine
    Key Animation
  • Angel Beats!
    Storyboard, Animation Supervisor, Guest Designer
  • Mahoromantic: Tadaima Okaeri-I’m Home
    Key Animation, Opening
  • Denno Coil
    Opening (Storyboard, Director), Key Animation
  • Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex – Solid State Society
    Key Animation
  • Mushishi
    Storyboard, Assistant Animation Supervisor, Key Animation
  • Sugar Sugar Rune
    Animation Supervisor, Opening Animation Supervisor/ Key Animation, Ending 1 Key Animation, Ending 2 Assistant Animation Supervisor
  • Ghost in the Shell: S.A.C. 2nd GIG
    Layout, Key Animation
  • Diebuster (Aim or the Top 2!)
    Storyboard, Episode Director, Key Animation
  • Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence
    Key Animation
  • Re: Cutie Honey
    Character Design, Title Logo, Sub Director, Ending, Animation Supervisor, Key Animation
  • The Cat Returns
    Key Animation
  • Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi
    Animation Character Design, Storyboard, Episode Director, Animation Supervisor
  • FLCL
    Setting, Storyboard, Animation Supervisor, Key Animation
  • Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade
    Key Animation
  • FAKE
    Key Animation
  • Neon Genesis Evangelion
    Key Animation
  • Roujin Z
    Key Animation
  • Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water
    Animation Supervisor, Key Animation
Visual Arts Expo 2017

Visual Arts Expo 2017