Japanese Director / Storyboard Artist
Animator, anime director, mangaka. Setagaya Touken Kai member.
In 1962, he was born in Tochigi Prefecture.
From the time he was in high school, he participated in creating independently-produced animation. After graduation, he entered the animation industry; his first job was in the finishing department of Dr. Slump: Arale-chan.
After that, he became an animator and participated in many works as a key animator, animation director, character designer, and director.
Even today still engaged in drawing and directing animation, he is also involved in manga series, live-action films, and 3D animation.
In addition, he occasionally holds rubber stamp workshops. He even does such activities as serving his original curry at shops.
From 2012 to 2014, he was affiliated with the Japanese subsidiary corporation of Next Media Animation (now Next Animation Studio), a major media group in Hong Kong and Taiwan. At Taipei’s NMA Studio, he was involved in supervising 3DCG animation, planning, scenario, storyboards, and pilot film production.
In January 2015, at the GoFA gallery in Aoyama, Tokyo, Kazuhiro Soeta held a “Lord of Lords Ryū Knight 20th Anniversary” exhibition.
Record of Lodoss War (Animation Director)
Lord of Lords Ryū Knight (Character Design, Animation Director)
Vision of Escaflowne (Ending Key Animation)
Cowboy Bebop (Opening Key Animation)
Turn A Gundam (Ending Key Animation)
Record of Lodoss War: Chronicles of the Heroic Knight (Main Character Original Design)
Inuyasha (Opening Key Animation)
Itazura na Kiss (Character Design)
Detective Conan movies (Unit Director, Assistant Director)
ReLIFE (Storyboard, Episode Director)
Overlord II (Storyboard, Episode Director)
And many other works.
Vampire AKIBA!! (Manga)
Anikami (Manga) is being serialized in Gakken’s Chou! Animedia. Original work.