NAME (Romanji) - Kenichi Sonoda
NAME (Kanji) - 園田 健一
DATE OF BIRTH - December 13, 1962 (current age: 54)
- Originally worked at animation studio ARTMIC from 1984 until 1991 (ARTMIC was liquidated in 1997).
- Was a principal artist on the anime series "Bubblegum Crisis" during his term with ARTMIC.
- He is currently publishing the manga "Bullet the Wizard".
- Sonoda is currently married to children's book author Wartka Unicha.
- He owns several replica gun models; Japan is gun-controlled, so actual working guns are not permitted.
- Privates Live
- Riding Bean (1989, unfinished)
- Gunsmith Cats (1991-1997)
- Cannon God Exaxxion (1997-2004)
- Gunsmith Cats BURST (2004-2008)
- Bullet the Wizard (2010-ongoing)
- Wanna-Be's (1986) - character concept design
- Bubblegum Crisis (1987) - character design, mecha design
- The Wings of Honneamise (1987) - production design
- Riding Bean - (1989) - original story, character design
- Gall Force: 1st Story arc (1986) - character design
- Gall Force: Rhea arc 1989) - character design
- Gall Force: Earth chapter arc (1991) - character design
- Gall Force: New Era arc (1991) - character design
- Bubblegum Crash (1991) - character design
- Otaku no Video (1991) - character design
- Gunsmith Cats (1995) - original story, character design
- Idol Janshi Suchie-Pai - (1996) - original character design
- SoltyRei (2005) - conceptual design
VIDEO GAME PROJECTSEdit
- Suchie-Pai, The Idol Fighter (1993-ongoing series)