Masayuki Akehi

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Ehime, Japan
Joined Toei Doga at the beginning of the 60s and very soon directed episodes of animation TV series "Hustle Punch", "Gegege no Kitarô" and "Akko-chan's Secret". In the 70s he focused on robot series created by Dynamic Pro.("Grendizer", "Getter Robot G", "Great Mazinger"...) and in 1976 was promoted to chief director. His first full-length film as a director was "Cyborg 009" (1980). Read more...