Hiroshi Nagahama

Hiroshi Nagahama


Director Hiroshi Nagahama was born in 1970 in the city of Saeki, in Oita prefecture of Japan.

Nagahama started the career at Madhouse where he worked on The Cockpit and Azuki-chan before becoming independent. He was the concept designer for Revolutionary Girl Utena; the story board, the director of animation, and the key animator for Sexy Commando Gaiden: Sugoi Yo!! Masaru-san; and the chief director of Jubei-chan: The Ninja Girl, The Counter Attack of Siberia Yagyu.

The titles where he was the director includes Mushishi, Detroit Metal City, The Flowers of Evil which was done entirely with rotoscoping, and The Reflection from 2017 which was co-created between Nagahama and Stan Lee. In 2018, he participated as one of twelve directors in the short anime Rinshi!! Ekoda-chan.

His awards include the individual award from the 11th Animation Kobe.