Shin Kurokawa

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“During the 1980’s, before Anime was commonly known as Anime, popularity of the so-called “Japanimation” in the U.S. was fueled by such shows as Astro Boy, Star Blazers, Robotech and Akira on TV and home video. In 1989, while a student, Shin became a co-founding member of AnimEigo, one of the first Anime companies in the US that distributed  such classics as Bubblegum Crisis, AD Police, Oh! My Goddess, Kimagure Orange Road, Vampire Princess Miyu, You’re Under Arrest!, Lupin III, Urusei Yatsura, and Super Dimension Fortress Macross (Robotech), for which he and his team were critically acclaimed for spending nearly 2 years performing digital film restoration to bring the almost 2-decade old, beaten-up images up to levels that greatly surpassed expectations of even its original creators. He left the company in 2002 to become an independent producer and engineer, which allowed him to pursue his diverse interests in art, music, traveling and audio/video engineering. Shin has worked on over 100 productions including Anime, movies, music, videogames and government projects, both domestic and international. His recent work includes collaboration with the J-Pop group fripSide (best known for their Top 10 hit, “Only My Railgun”) on the group’s new album “Infinite Synthesis 3”, released October, 2016, via NBC Universal.”