Shinichiro Watanabe

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Shinichiro Watanabe is a well-known Japanese anime director. He likes to mix different opposing styles into his works to create something new--for example, Cowboy Bebop is cowboy space opera mixed with film noir, martial arts, and jazz. Samurai Champloo fuses traditional samurai with hip-hop music and culture.

Not to be confused with Shinichi Watanabe, the director of Excel Saga.

He has directed the following full-length works:

He has also worked on shorter works for the following:

He's also the music producer for Lupin the Third: Mine Fujiko no Iu Onna

Tropes found in his work: