Creator from the manga Akira and its own animated film version, as well seeing that movie director of live actions films such as for example Mushishi. He was enthusiastic about film being a youngsters and would frequently take three-hour teach trips from his house towards the nearest movie theater. His major discovery, the manga Akira, had taken eight years to comprehensive and led to over two thousand web pages of artwork. He wedded a woman called Yoko. He and Naruto musician Masashi Kishimoto had been acclaimed Japanese manga performers.