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Masao Maruyama


Producer
Japan

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Biography:
Maruyama is a 40-year veteran of the animation business. Born in Shiogama, Miyagi Prefecture, he graduated Hosei University in 1963, and soon after, he found work at Mushi Production as an animator. In 1972, Masao Maruyama founded Mad House with Mr. Sugino, Mr. Hata, and others. In the late 1980s and early 1990s, he also did production design on several films. In 2002, Maruyama was awarded the "Special/Lifetime Achievement" Award at the 7th Animation Kobe in recognition and honor of his contributions to the industry. He was the first producer to be given the award.

As the main producer and studio head of Mad House, Maruyama is personally responsible for green-lighting new projects. Some of his many projects include Ninja Scrolls, Chobits, Card Capture Sakura, Barefoot Gen, and Deathnote. Maruyama has also overseen production on such popular films such as Paprika and The Girl Who Leapt Through Time. In 2010, Maruyama served as the executive producer for an anime project based on the TV show Supernatural, entitled Supernatural The Animation.

   

 

Convention Guest Appearances:
2001
   Otakon 2001 - August 10-12 in Baltimore, MD
2002
   Otakon 2002 - July 26-28 in Baltimore, MD
   SugoiCon 2002 - October 18-20 in Erlanger, KY
2003
   Otakon 2003 - August 8-10 in Baltimore, MD
   Big Apple Anime Fest 2003 - August 29-31 in New York, NY
2004
   Anime Expo 2004 - July 2-5 in Anaheim, CA
2005
   A-Kon 2005 - June 3-5 in Dallas, TX
   Otakon 2005 - August 19-21 in Baltimore, MD
2006
   AnimeNEXT 2006 - June 16-18 in Secaucus, NJ
   Otakon 2006 - August 4-6 in Baltimore, MD
   Nan Desu Kan 2006 - October 6-8 in Denver, CO
2007
   Anime Central 2007 - May 11-13 in Rosemont, IL
   Animazement 2007 - May 25-27 in Durham, NC
2008
   Otakon 2008 - August 8-10 in Baltimore, MD
2009
   Animazement 2009 - May 22-24 in Raleigh, NC
   Otakon 2009 - July 17-19 in Baltimore, MD
2010
   Otakon 2010 - July 30 - August 1 in Baltimore, MD
2011
   Animazement 2011 - May 27-29 in Raleigh, NC
   AM2 2011 - July 1-3 in Anaheim, CA
   Otakon 2011 - July 29-31 in Baltimore, MD
2012
   Animazement 2012 - May 24-27 in Raleigh, NC
   Otakon 2012 - July 27-29 in Baltimore, MD
   Nan Desu Kan 2012 - September 14-16 in Denver, CO
   Salón del Manga de Barcelona 2012 - November 1-4 in Barcelona, Spain
2013
   Animazement 2013 - May 23-26 in Raleigh, NC
   Otakon 2013 - August 9-11 in Baltimore, MD
2014
   Animazement 2014 - May 23-25 in Raleigh, NC
   Otakon 2014 - August 8-10 in Baltimore, MD
2015
   Otakon 2015 - July 24-26 in Baltimore, MD
2016
   Anime Boston 2016 - March 25-27 in Boston, MA
   Animazement 2016 - May 27-29 in Raleigh, NC
   Otakon 2016 - August 12-14 in Baltimore, MD cancelled appearance
2017
   Animazement 2017 - May 26-28 in Raleigh, NC
32 guest appearances

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