Chikashi Kubota was born in 1978 in Tokyo, Japan. He has loved drawing and creating flip-book manga from a very early age. When he was in elementary school, Kubota-san developed his artistic skills by drawing his favorite series, Dragon Ball, and aspired to be a professional animator. He began his career as an animator at Xebec, then later transferred to Gainax. In his twenties, he was the original designer and art director for numerous works, and now in his thirties he has started to focus on character design. He has served as animation director for series such as Space Dandy, One Punch Man, and From the New World, and has worked on key animation for many other shows. He is currently the character designer for the long-awaited FLCL sequel, the FLCL Progressive TV series. Whether the genre is mecha, beautiful girls, action, or daily drama, Kubota-san always strives to create works of the highest quality.
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