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Kosuke Arai

Kosuke Arai

In Person · Animation Producer, Kadokawa - The Rising of the Shield Hero

Kosuke Arai is a prolific anime producer from KADOKAWA with a series of anime favorites in his wake.

He has a keen ability to see the true potential of stories and adapt them into hit shows for global audiences. Which has brought series like The Rising of the Shield Hero, In the Land of Leadle, BOFURI: I Don’t Want to Get Hurt, and more to life!

Inspired by his own love of anime and video games Arai is committed to continuing to make stories that entertain and empower the anime community. You can catch some of his most recent work on Our Last Crusade or the Rise of a New World and She Professed Herself Pupil of the Wise Man. And of course, working on his next hit fantasy anime when he’s not taking W’s in Smash Brothers.

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