Masamune SHIROW

士郎 正宗

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Family name (in kanji): 士郎 
Given name (in kanji): 正宗 
Birth name: Masanori (まさのり) Oda (おだ) 
Date of birth: 1961-11-23 
Hometown: Higashinada, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan 
Blood type: A 
Skills & Abilities:
Draws artwork for adult calenders. 
Website:
Non-anime staff credits:
Character Designer for "Project: Horned Owl" (VG) 
Character Illustrator for "Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon" (DS) 
News: Show:
Production I.G. panel (Jul 2, 2011)
Appleseed Website (Dec 7, 2004)
Intron Depot 4 Delayed (Jun 30, 2004)
Intron Depot 4 (Apr 30, 2004)
Super Manga Blast article (Aug 30, 2002)
New Toycom Models (Feb 16, 2002)
Dark Horse Delays (Oct 15, 2001)
Black Magic M-66 on DVD (Sep 19, 2001)
Dark Horse Press Releases (Jul 14, 2001)
Studio Proteus News (Sep 30, 2000)
U.S. Manga News Briefs (Oct 23, 1999)
Other articles: Show:
Hey, Answerman! (Apr 3, 2009)
The X Button - Innuendo (Feb 11, 2009)
The Gallery - Jessie Lam (Oct 4, 2008)
Appleseed: Ex Machina (Dec 5, 2007)
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Staff in:
(English version)
Appleseed Alpha (movie) : Original creator 

Staff in:
Appleseed (manga) : Story & Art 
Appleseed (movie) : Original creator 
Appleseed (OAV) : Original Manga 
Appleseed XIII (TV) : Original creator , Original Character Design 
Appleseed XIII: Tartaros & Ouranos (movie) : Original creator 
Appleseed α (manga) : Original creator 
Appleseed: Ex Machina (movie) : Original Manga , Design Support 
Appleseed: Genesis (cancelled TV) : Original Manga 
Black Magic (manga) : Story & Art 
Black Magic M-66 (OAV) : Director , Screenplay , Storyboard , Original Manga 
Bounty Dog (OAV) : Character Design 
Dominion (manga) : Story & Art 
Dominion Tank Police (OAV) : Original Manga 
Dominion: Conflict 1 [No More Noise] (manga) : Story & Art 
Ghost Hound (TV) : Original creator 
Ghost in the Shell (manga) : Story & Art 
Ghost in the Shell (movie) : Original Manga 
(The) Ghost in the Shell 1.5 (manga) : Story & Art 
Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (movie) : Original Manga 
Ghost in the Shell 2: Man-Machine Interface (manga) : Story & Art 
Ghost in the Shell S.A.C. Solid State Society 3D (movie) : Original creator 
Ghost in the Shell: Arise (OAV) : Original creator 
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex (manga) : Original creator 
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex (TV) : Original Manga , Work Cooperation 
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - Individual Eleven (OAV) : Original Manga , Production Advisor 
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - The Laughing Man (OAV) : Original Manga , Work Cooperation 
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex 2nd GIG (TV) : Original Manga , Production Advisor 
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex: Solid State Society (movie) : Original Manga: 
Gundress (movie) : Character Design 
Hyakki Shō (stalled movie) : Original creator 
Landlock (OAV) : Original Character Design 
New Dominion Tank Police (OAV) : Original Manga 
Orion (manga) : Story & Art 
Pandora of the Crimson Shell: Ghost Urn (manga) : Original Concept 
RD Sennō Chōsashitsu (manga) : Original creator 
Real Drive (TV) : Original creator 
Tachikomatic Days (OAV) : Original Manga 
TANK S.W.A.T. 01 (OAV) : Original creator 
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