Shuzilow.HA (also known as Shujirou Hamakawa) was born on July 7, 1966 in Kobe, Japan. From 1982 to 1989, he served as an animator at Anime R. He was a video game designer at Konami from 1989 to 1998, and he returned to animation to work for Production I.G. from 1998 to 2000. Since 2000, he has been offering his services as a freelance designer.

Shuzilow.HA is best known as the original creator of the Solty Rei TV series. He has also served as animation director for Witchblade, Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo, ONE PIECE: Episode of Luffy – Adventure on Hand Island, Mazinger Edition Z: The Impact!, Linebarrels of Iron, Rosario + Vampire, Romeo x Juliet, Bokurano, I wish you were here, and Ah! My Goddess: Flights of Fancy.

Recently, he has done key animation work on Digimon Adventure tri., Dragon Pilot: Hisone and Masotan, and FLCL Progressive.

Premiering at Anime Central

Shuzilow.HA has taken on the role of animation supervisor for Kenichi Sonoda’s new anime project BEAN BANDIT, which will be premiering Episode 0 right here at ACen 2019!