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Masahiko Minami at Japan Expo 2009.

Masahiko Minami (南 雅彦 Minami Masahiko?) is a Japanese anime producer and president of Bones, born in 1961 in Mie Prefecture.


A graduate of the Osaka University of Arts's department of arts, Minami began his career with noted anime studio Sunrise as one of its producers. Later, in 1998, he co-founded Bones together with animators Hiroshi Osaka and Toshihiro Kawamoto.

He was classmates in university with Gainax co-founder Hiroyuki Yamaga and mangaka Kazuhiko Shimamoto. Minami will work as production consultant for the Cowboy Bebop Live action movie set to be due in 2011.


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