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Director, Writer, Producer, Actor, Additional Credits
Born January 22, 1941 (83 years)
Rintaro, pseudonym of Shigeyuki Hayashi, is a well-known anime director. He works frequently with the animation studio Madhouse (which he co-founded), though he is a freelance director not employed directly by any one studio. He is a founding member of the Japanese Animation Creators Association (JAniCA) labor group.
Known For
  • Metropolis
  • Neo Tokyo
  • X
  • Galaxy Express 999
  • Space Pirate Captain Harlock
  • The Dagger of Kamui
  • Adieu, Galaxy Express 999: Last Stop Andromeda
  • Wolverine
  • A Wind Named Amnesia
  • Dragon Quest: Dai's Great Adventure
  • Harmagedon
  • Hoshi no ko Chobin
  • Space Pirate Captain Herlock - The Endless Odyssey
  • Reign: The Conqueror
  • Kimba the White Lion
  • Final Fantasy: Legend of the Crystals
  • Yona Yona Penguin
  • Space Pirate Captain Harlock: The Mystery of the Arcadia
  • Doomed Megalopolis
  • Astro Boy
  • Astro Boy
  • Arrow Emblem Grand Prix no Taka
  • The New Adventures of Kimba The White Lion
  • Tiger Mask II


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