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韮沢 靖
Family name (in kanji): 韮沢
Given name (in kanji):
Date of birth: 1963-08-23
Hometown: Tochio, Niigata, Japan (birthplace, now Nagaoka, Niigata, Japan)
Date of death: 2016-02-02
Skills & Abilities:
Nirasawa is an avid sculptor and model-builder. He has published books of his original-concept character and monster models and illustrations, including work from his "Creature Core" column in Hobby Japan magazine. He currently designs and sculpts toys and resin kits for Fewture Models, including their Devilman products as well as figures of his own original characters.
Non-anime staff credits:
Character designer for "Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger" (Japanese)
Conceptual art for "Space Truckers" (American live-action movie)
Conceptual design for "Hellboy" (American live-action movie)
Mechanical design (Xilian spaceships) for "Godzilla: Final Wars" (live-action movie)
Monster design (Godzilla, Gigan & Planet X Alien) for "Godzilla: Final Wars" (live-action movie)
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Staff in:
Amon - Apocalypse of Devilman (OAV) : Creature Design
Bleach the Movie: Memories of Nobody : Creature Design
Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (US CG movie) : Creature Design
Guilstein (movie) : Character Design
Hells (movie) : Monster Design
Iron Man: Rise of Technovore (OAV) : Creature Design
Neo Parasyte m (manga) : Story & Art
Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust (movie) : Setting Design
Zetman (TV) : Conceptual Design Assistance
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