Toshio Nakatani

Toshio Nakatani

Producer

Toshio Nakatani is Producer of International Business Development and Intellectual Property Produce at Nippon Television Network Corporation (Nippon TV). Nakatani has spent over 25 years focused on anime production at Nippon TV. His representative works include DEATH  NOTE, HUNTER×HUNTER, Kaiji, Akagi, Claymore, Berserk, MONSTER, Hajime no Ippo, Beyond the Heavens, Mr. Tonegawa – Middle Management Blues –, NANA, Kimi ni Todoke: From Me to You, Ouran High School Host Club, Chihayafuru, My Love Story!! and The World Is Still Beautiful. Special animation; Lupin III Special, Yawara! Special, Touch Special and City Hunter Special are also his popular works.

 

Nakatani joined Nippon TV in 1992 dreaming of producing documentaries like those on National Geographic, after spending 1990-1991 in India where his outdoor party and the Indian Mountain Police became the first in history to successfully raft along the world’s fifth longest river, the Brahmaputra. He was born in Yokohama, Japan, in 1968 and during college, was part of the outdoor club where he specialized in rafting down extreme rapids.