Director / Storyboard Artist
Since graduating from Osaka Municipal College of Design, Hiroko Utsumi has been involved in the production of many famous anime, most notably The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya (2010; Key Animator and Episode Director), K-On! Movie (2011; Key Animator and Unit Director), Free! (2013; Series Director, Storyboard Artist, and Episode Director), Free! -Eternal Summer- (2014; Series Director, Storyboard Artist, and Episode Director), and My Hero Academia (2nd Season) (2017; Storyboard Artist and Episode Director). Most recently she directed the hit new series BANANA FISH as well as acting as a Storyboard Artist, and Episode Director.
Anime Convention Guest Appearances
- AnimeNEXT 2019 - June 7-9, 2019 in Atlantic City, NJ, USA