Samantha Inoue-Harte

Samantha Inoue-Harte

Years Attended: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2023

Samantha Inoue Harte is a Creator and Producer for Japanese anime and is often working together with Japanese anime Studio, GONZO, which is best known for their work on Hellsing, Afro Samurai, Basilisk, Samurai7, Witchblade, Last Exile, and dozens of other titles. GONZO also provides animation production support on shows including Invincible, Attack on Titan, My Hero Academia, One Piece, and One Punch Man. GONZO also lends animation production support to feature films including Your Name, Redline, Evangelion 2.0, Batman: Gotham Knight, and to Studio Ghibli on films such as Howl’s Moving Castle, Ponyo on the Cliff By the Sea, Tales from Earthsea, The Secret World of Arrietty and From Up On Poppy Hill.

As a creator and producer, Samantha oversees the production of new anime, her work often includes character design, budgeting, production scheduling, story development, scriptwriting, pitch deck development, animation production oversight, etc.

She started her film career as a director’s assistant in 1997 at an animation studio in Texas where she did clean up, rough, keyframe, storyboards, and layouts on the King of the Hill pitch animation, Fox Animation’s Anastasia and Titan AE, and for Dreamworks on projects including Prince Of Egypt, Spirit Stallion of the Cimarron, Disney’s Lilo & Stitch 2, Adam Sandler’s Eight Crazy Nights, and on Clerks

Concurrent to being an animator, Samantha began working as an actress and casting director in over 40 various Japanese anime dubbed into English including Final Fantasy Unlimited and Trinity Blood. She also became well known for her videogame voice work in games such as Wasteland 3 and World of Warcraft. Acting in video games and anime, as well as being an animator, lead Samantha to be a “regular” for Robert Rodriguez in many of Troublemaker Studios features as both an actress and VFX artist. Her work can be seen in Alita Battle Angel, Predators, Sin City, and various other Troublemaker Studio features.

Samantha’s reputation in the anime industry has lead companies such as Titmouse (on The Boys: Diabolical), Nickelodeon, and Disney to have Samantha act as consultant on their Japanese anime productions.

Autograph Policy:

$20 for all autographs. Selfies are free.

Days Attending:

Friday, Saturday, Sunday All Day

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