Katsuhiro Otomo

Katsuhiro Otomo was born on April 14, 1954 in Japan. Creator of the manga Akira and its animated film adaptation, as well as director of live action films such as Mushishi.
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🎂 Katsuhiro Otomo - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

Currently, Katsuhiro Otomo is 67 years, 5 months and 5 days old. Katsuhiro Otomo will celebrate 68rd birthday on a Thursday 14th of April 2022. Below we countdown to Katsuhiro Otomo upcoming birthday.

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Occupation Director
Age 66 years old
Zodiac Sign Aries
Born April 14, 1954 (Japan)
Birthday April 14
Town/City Japan
Nationality Japan

🌙 Zodiac

Katsuhiro Otomo’s zodiac sign is Aries. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Katsuhiro Otomo was born in the Year of the Horse. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Horse love to roam free. They’re energetic, self-reliant, money-wise, and they enjoy traveling, love and intimacy. They’re great at seducing, sharp-witted, impatient and sometimes seen as a drifter. Compatible with Dog or Tiger.

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Creator of the manga Akira and its animated film adaptation, as well as Director of live action films such as Mushishi.

Before Fame

He was obsessed with film as a youth and would often take three-hour train rides from his home to the nearest cinema.


His major breakthrough, the manga Akira, took eight years to complete and resulted in over two thousand pages of artwork.

Family Life

He married a woman named Yoko.

Associated With

He and Naruto Artist Masashi Kishimoto were acclaimed Japanese manga artists.

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