Kobun Shizuno

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Kobun Shizuno
Kobun Shizuno
Born September 2, 1972
Occupation Director
First work Giant Robo: The Day the Earth Stood Still, episode 7 (1998)
Notable work Knights of Sidonia (TV 2014-2015)
From the start we had the blessing of Toho to not be constrained by previous entries in the franchise, and with the freedom of imagination offered by animation I feel we have come up with a cool new form for Godzilla.

— Kobun Shizuno

Kobun Shizuno (静野孔文,   Shizuno Kobun) is a Japanese anime film and television director. He is a co-director of the GODZILLA anime trilogy, along with Hiroyuki Seshita.


GODZILLA: Planet of the Monsters Press Notes

Kobun Shizuno was born in 1972 and has worked at Golden Creative (Beijing) and kry Inc. He began directing in 2004 with the TV anime Detective Conan (名探偵コナン, Meitantei Konan), and was selected as supervising director for the 2005 American animated series G.I. Joe Sigma 6. Has also worked in directorial roles on Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone (ヱヴァンゲリヲン新劇場版: 序, Evangerion Shin Gekijoo-ban: Jo, 2007), Fist of the North Star: The Legends of the True Savior: Legend of Toki (真救世主伝説 北斗の拳 トキ伝, Shin Kyuuseishu Densetsu Hokuto no Ken Toki Den, 2009), Negima! Master Negi Master: Another World (魔法先生ネギま!もうひとつの世界, Mahoo Sensei Negima: Mo Hitotsu no Sekai, 2009-2010), the TV series Knights of Sidonia, and the Detective Conan series of feature films (2011-2016).[1]

Selected filmography



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