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Hirokatsu Kihara

Producer / Writer
Tokyo Japan

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Formerly involved with the production desk at Studio Ghibli, Hirokatsu Kihara worked closely with director, Hayao Miyazaki on such hit titles as Laputa: Castle in the Sky, My Neighbor Totoro, and Kiki's Delivery Service.

Hirokatsu Kihara is probably best known for his work in the Horror genre. There, he has been a crucial contributor working on such titles as: Tales of Terror: Haunted Apartment and Tales of Terror from Tokyo and All Over Japan which are known in Japan as Shin Mimibukuro. In addition, he has written the books: Tsukumo Kwaidan, Utsushiyo-kaidan, and Kinkiro. Nowadays, he continues to write ghost stories, emcees at monster conventions, and shares his knowledge and experiences at events worldwide.

You can check out his website at - (Japanese)



Convention Guest Appearances:
   Akumakon 2013 - January 18-20 in Galway, Ireland
   Akumakon 2014 - January 17-19 in Galway, Ireland
   Anime Boston 2017 - March 31 - April 2 in Boston, MA
   Anime Boston 2018 - March 30 - April 1 in Boston, MA

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