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Masuo Ueda

Ueda began his career in 1979 when he joined Sunrise Inc.

He made his name as a producer working on titles such as “Mobile Suit Gundam" and “Cowboy Bebop."

He joined Aniplex Inc. in 2003 and was appointed as Representative Director & President of A-1 Pictures Inc. in 2010.

Ueda's work at A-1 Pictures excels as the studio strives for the highest of quality in all of their titles. This is shown in works such as “Blue Exorcist," “Sword Art Online," and “Anohana."

In 2014, he became the Representative Director & President of Aniplex Inc. and was designated as Chairman in 2016.