Maki Terashima-Furuta


Maki Terashima-Furuta is the President of PRODUCTION I.G. USA as well as the producer of many shows including the most recent ones “FLCL 2: Progressive” and “FLCL 3: Alternative.” Terashima-Furuta founded the U.S. subsidiary in 1997 and during her time with the company she has overseen all phases of development, production and distribution of the company’s marquee projects including Quentin Tarantino’s “Kill Bill,” the original “FLCL,” Mamoru Oshii’s “Avalon,” “Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence,” “The Sky Crawlers,” Cartoon Network’s “IGPX,” Lucas Animation’s “Clone Wars,” Warner Bros’ “Batman: Gotham Knight,” Netflix’ “Cyborg 009” and “Perfect Bones,” and more recently DreamWorks’ “Ghost in the Shell (2017),” as Co-Producer, and Netflix’s “Castlevania” as Animation Producer. She has been hailed by Avi Arad as “the driving force of spreading [anime] in the USA” and by Ghost in the Shell director Mamoru Oshii as “a world-renown ‘Wild Business Woman,’ someone with incredible instinct and courage.”

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