For more than a decade, prolific director Seiji Kishi has built a name for himself helming critically acclaimed and popular animation. From early works like Astro Fighter Sunred, My Bride Is a Mermaid and more, Kishi has proven adept at fantasy, supernatural, and sci-fi stories. Other hits have included Humanity Has Declined, Yuki Yuna is a Hero, and both Persona 4: The Animation and Persona 4: The Golden Animation.
He received the 19th Animation Kobe Individual award for his achievements through 2014, citing his work directing Arpeggio of Blue Steel, in particular.
Most recently, Kishi has been hard at work on the well-received Assassination Classroom, as well as the upcoming Ranpo Kitan: Game of Laplace.