Masashi ANDO


Masashi ANDO, born in Hiroshima in 1969, applied successfully for a job at Studio Ghibli while still studying at Nihon University College of Art. He became the chief animation director for such films as PRINCESS MONONOKE (1997) and SPIRITED AWAY (2001 / NC ’03). THE DEER KING (2021 / NC ’23) is his directorial debut.

Films shown at Nippon Connection

The Deer King, Japan 2021 (Director) NC23
Erinnerungen an Marnie, Japan 2014 (Script) NC16