VFX Producer

Tomofumi AKAHANE

A leading VFX producer in the Japanese film industry, Akahane started his career at IMAGICA in 2002, and has been involved in the blockbuster films including Assassination Classroom (2015-2016), Chihayafuru (2016-2018), Honnouji Hotel (2017), Tonight, at the Movies (2018), Fly Me to the Saitama (2019), The Confidence Man JP (2019), AI Amok (2020), and Yu Yu Hakusho (2023). Yu Yu Hakusho (2023) has become the biggest global hit ever for a series from Japan, captivating audiences worldwide in the first week since its global release. It debuted at #1 in the Netflix Weekly Global Top 10 Non-English TV List, and secured the second spot across both English and non-English categories. In addition, the series also made the Top 10 in 92 countries and regions around the world. He started working freelance in 2019, and joined THE SEVEN in September 2022.