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冲方 丁
Family name (in kanji): 冲方
Given name (in kanji):
Birth name: Mineo (峰男) Fujino (藤野)
Date of birth: 1977-02-14
Hometown: Gifu, Japan
(1996) Debuted as a short story writer. Wins the Kadokawa Sneaker Grand Prize with the work "Kuroi Kisetsu" (Black Season).
(1997) Debuts in production of video game. Forms a contract with Sega.
(2001) Debuts as a manga writer with manga Pilgrim Jäger.
(2003) Receives Science Fiction Grand Prize for work "Mardock Scramble".
(2004) Anime production debut for Soukyuu no Fafner.
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Mr. Ubukata refuses to say which year he is born in (on his website), except that he was born on the 14th of February, in Gifu prefecture. He is a heavy smoker and aims to win the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Some of his written works include Mardock Scramble, Bye Bye Earth, Madoromi no Sefiroto (The Sleeping Sephiroth), Storm Bring World and his debut book, Kuroi Kisetsu (The Black Season).
Planned works include Shinjuu Kari (Hunt for the Divine Beasts) and Kurakami Taiheiki (Record of the Kurakami Tranquility) [tentative title].
Hoping to become a novelist, he took part in the Kadokawa Bookstore Sneaker competition after graduating from high school, and won. After that, he enrolled in Waseda University, and then entered the world of game production. He also fulfilled his dream of making manga, by teaming up with illustrator Mami Itou. At this time, he was already planning "Mardock Scramble". He also published the ultra-thick novel "Bye Bye, Earth" before leaving the university without completing his degree.
Non-anime staff credits:
Story & Scenario for "Culdcept Saga" (VG) (Japanese)
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Bye Bye, Earth (novel) : Story
Bye Bye, Earth (manga) : Original creator
Bye Bye, Earth (TV) : Original creator
(Le) Chevalier d'Eon (manga) : Original creator
(Le) Chevalier D'Eon (TV) : Series Composition, Script (ep 1), Original story
Fafner (TV) : Script (eps 12-25), Literature Organization, Scenario Coordinator
Fafner EXODUS (TV) : Series Composition, Screenplay (eps 1-13)
Fafner EXODUS (TV 2) : Series Composition
Fafner in the Azure - Right of Left (special) : Script
Fafner THE BEYOND (TV) : Script
Fafner: Dead Aggressor (light novel) : Story
Fafner: Heaven and Earth (movie) : Screenplay
Ghost in the Shell: Arise (OAV) : Series Composition, Screenplay (eps 1-4)
Ghost in the Shell: Arise Alternative Architecture (TV) : Series Composition, Screenplay (eps 1-8)
Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie : Script
Heroic Age (TV) : Series Composition, Original story
Human Lost (movie) : Script
Mardock Scramble (novel) : Story
Mardock Scramble (manga) : Original creator
Mardock Scramble (cancelled OAV) : Screenplay, Original creator (novel)
Mardock Scramble: The First Compression (movie) : Screenplay, Original creator (novel)
Mardock Scramble: The Second Combustion (movie) : Screenplay, Original creator (novel)
Mardock Scramble: The Third Exhaust (movie) : Screenplay, Original creator
Moonrise (ONA) : Original creator
Pilgrim Jäger (manga) : Story
Psycho-Pass 2 (manga) : Original Scenario
Psycho-Pass 2 (TV) : Series Composition, Script 
Psycho-Pass 3 (TV) : Series Composition, Script (eps 1-8)
Psycho-Pass 3: First Inspector (movie) : Series Composition, Script
Psycho-Pass Providence (movie) : Screenplay
Reideen (TV) : Serialization (Monthly Shonen Ace, literary assistance)
RWBY: Ice Queendom (TV) : Series Composition, Script (eps 1-12)
Sanctuary - The Bakurō Ishin (manga by T. Noguchi) : Story
Sōkyū no Fafner Behind the Line (special) : Script
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