Otomo Katsuhiro (1954-present) is a Japanese manga creator, screenwriter and film director. He is best known as the creator of the manga Akira and its animated film adaptation. Otomo has also directed several live-action films, such as the 2006 feature film adaptation of the manga Mushishi.
WORKS/1973-A Gun Report-Writer, Penciller/1979-Short Peace-Writer, Penciller/1979-Highway Star-Writer, Penciller/1979-Fireball-Writer, Penciller/1980-Domu: A Child's Dream-Writer, Penciller/1980-Kibun wa mo Senso-Writer, Penciller/1981-Sayonara Nippon-Writer, Penciller/1982-Akira-Writer, Penciller/1984-Visitors-Writer, Penciller/1990-Kanojo no Omoide... Writer, Penciller/1990-The Legend of Mother Sarah-Writer/1991 ZeD-Writer/1996-SOS! Tokyo Metro Explorers-Writer, Penciller/1996-Batman: Black & White #4 (The Third Mask)-Writer, Penciller/2001-Hipira: The Little Vampire-Writer/2006-Park-Writer, Penciller