Date of Birth: April 1957 in Tokyo
Representative Director of Studio Hard Deluxe Inc.
Representative Director of CYBER-DYNE Co., Ltd.
Representative Director of Transmedia Co., Ltd.
Nobuyuki Takahashi has been active inside the publication, advertisement, development of products, and image media fields as a producer and planner. "Future Life," "Science and Industry," "Entertainment and Communication," and "International Communication"-- Takahashi is setting up his own motifs from his main theme, "Boy's Dream," and keeping them into any jobs he has performed.
Takahashi's leading fields are animation, science fiction movies, video games, toys and digital devices. He has much interaction with many magazine editors, designers, and movie directors.
He established STUDIO HARD DELUXE as a team of publishing, editing and visual designing, CYBER-DYNE as a management company of character and its copyrights, and TRANSMEDIA as a developing contents and human resources company.
In addition, he has been involved in some image production companies, personality casting companies, and advertisement companies as an advisor. (ex. GAINAX Co., Ltd., Napalm Films, and CROWD Co., Ltd.)
As his masterpieces, he wrote and directed production of following:
|- AKIRA: MECHANICS||(Bandai Shuppan)|
|- SF Shinseiki LENSMAN||(Kodansha)|
|- ANIME BUSINESS HANDBOOK||(Tokyo International Anime Fair)|
|- SPACE BATTLESHIP YAMATO PICTORIAL||(Take Shobo)|
|- ULTR SUPER WEAPONS MANUAL||(Take Shobo)|
|- ULTRAMAN vs. KAMEN RIDER||(Bungei Shunju)|
|- GODZILLA vs. THE SELF-DEFENCE FORCES||(Take Shobo)|
|- BATTLE ACTION POSE COLLECTION||(Ginga Shuppan)|
|- TITANIC 99||(Ginga Shuppan)|
|- TIME BOKAN SERIES CHARACTERS & MECHANISM COLLECTION||(Take Shobo)|
|- ASTRO BOY Encyclopedia||(Futabasha)|
|- DRAGON QUEST Official Guide Book||(Enix Shuppan)|
|- MEDIA WORLD||(Takarajima-sha)|
|- RIDERS' BIBLE||(Kodansha)|
|- LUPIN III Game Book||(Futabasha)|
|- LUPIN III - the Castle of Cagliostro||(Futabasha)|
|- ARCADIA OF MY YOUTH Anime Mook||(Shueisha)|
Takahashi has managed over 3,000 publications and started or renewed over 60 magazines, and participated in producing over 100 articles from 1976 to 2005.
In addition, he is involved in many video works.
Also, he has been attended to many overseas anime conventions of following as an official guest and as a private:
|- ANIME EXPO||(as GUEST / California, USA)|
|- ANIMAZEMENT||(as GUEST COORDINATOR / North Carolina, USA)|
|- A-KON||(as GUEST & ADVISER / Dallas City, TEXAS, USA)|
|- NANDESUKAN||(as GUEST & ADVISER / Denver City, Colorado, USA)|
|- Seoul Character and Anime Fair||(as ATTENDEE of International Conference / Seoul City, South Korea)|
|- Seoul Licensing Fair||(as GUEST PANELIST / Seoul City, South Korea)|
|- COS FESTA||(as JUDGE of Cosplay Award / Singapore)|