Keiichi HARA


Keiichi HARA

Keiichi HARA, born in Gunma Prefecture in 1959, studied at Tokyo Designer Gakuin College and beginning in 1982 worked for Shin-Ei Animation on animated films and TV series like DORAEMON and CRAYON SHIN-CHAN. 1988 saw the release of his cinema debut ESPER MAMI, THE STARRY SKY DANCING DOLL. He gained international attention in 2007 with SUMMER DAYS WITH COO (NC ’20). Nippon Connection also presented his subsequent award-winning animated films COLORFUL (2010 / NC ’11), MISS HOKUSAI (2015 / NC ’16 and NC ’20), and LONELY CASTLE IN THE MIRROR (2022 / NC ’23).

Films shown at Nippon Connection

Lonely Castle In The Mirror, Japan 2022 (Director) NC23
Ein Sommer mit Coo, Japan 2007 (Director) NC20
Ein Sommer mit Coo, Japan 2007 (Script) NC20
Miss Hokusai, Japan 2015 (Director) NC16
Colorful, Japan 2010 (Director) NC11
Colorful, Japan 2010 (Script) NC11

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