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Shinji Aramaki

Shinji Aramaki

Director

His first title as a director was OVA Metal Skin Panic MADOX-01 (1988), followed by Mega
Zone 23 PART III (1989). こAramaki was the director and the mechanical designer, and this
style also continued with later titles. The 2004 full 3DCG title APPLESEED utilized toon shading
and motion capturing, winning accolades for the groundbreaking directorial expression
domestically and internationally. In 2007, the sequel EX MACHINA was released. In 2010,
Aramaki created SOLA DIGITAL ARTS Inc., handling planning and producing motion picture
works. Other directorial titles include Starship Troopers Invasion (2012)
, Space Pirates Captain Harlock (2013), APPLESEED ALPHA (2014), ULTRAMAN (2019 -
2023, co-directed with Kenji Kamiyama), Ghost in the Shell_SAC 2045 (2020 - 2022, co-
directed with Kenji Kamiyama), and Blade Runner Black Lotus (2021, co-directed with Kenji
Kamiyama).