Biography

Kazuto Nakazawa (born March 4, 1968) is a Japanese character designer and director of numerous anime series and video games. His directorial work includes Parasite Dolls, the anime sequence in Kill Bill: Volume 1, and the Moondrive segment of Genius Party Beyond. He has designed characters for many anime, such as Ashita no Nadja and Samurai Champloo, for which he also served as animation director.

Throughout his career, he has worked also as an animator, providing key animation to anime such as The Animatrix's "Kid's Story" and "A Detective Story". He also animated the Joe Hahn-directed music video for the Linkin Park song "Breaking the Habit."