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Masato Marukawa (丸川 正人 Marukawa Masato) was the president of Musashino Animation a producer during his presidential career in the SHIROBAKO anime.

In the movie, in order to take responsibility for the suspension of Time Hippopotamus, he was resigned from the president of Musashino Animation and becomes a chef in his curry restaurant.[1]

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Appearance[]

Personality[]

Background[]

Etymology[]

  • The name Masato means "right, proper" (正) (masa) and "person" (人) (to).
  • Masato's surname Marukawa means "round" (丸) (maru) and "river, stream" (川) (kawa).

Trivia[]

  • Masato's specialties are cooking.
  • His character is based off Masao Maruyama, the Japanese film producer, animation developer, the co-founder, a board of directors member and producer of animation studio Madhouse.

References[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 New Type Magazine in April, 2020. Page 15.

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Musashino Animation
Staffs in the movie timeline
Production Department Shun WatanabeAoi MiyamoriSara SatouKyuji Takahashi
Other Departments Hironori MadokaYuka OkitsuNao ShinkawaChiemi DoumotoShigeru Sugie (In home)
Staffs in the anime timeline
Production Department Masato MarukawaShun WatanabeErika YanoTarou TakanashiAoi MiyamoriTsubaki AndoSara SatouDaisuke Hiraoka

Former: Tatsuya OchiaiYutaka Honda

Animator Department Ema YasuharaShigeru SugieRinko OgasawaraYumi IguchiRyosuke EndoAkane UchidaHikaru HottaAi Kunogi

Former: Shigeru's Wife

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In anime: Masato MarukawaTarou TakanashiErika YanoTsubaki AndoDaisuke Hiraoka
In movie: Kyuji Takahashi
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In movie: Masato MarukawaTarou Takanashi
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