Shingo Adachi (Japan)

The character designer for Sword Art Online

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Shingo Adachi, born on July 5, is an animator and character designer from Osaka.

Mr. Adachi worked as an in-between animator for the first time on Martian Successor Nadesico. After he made his directorial debut on Rockman.EXE, he worked on character design for Ryusei no Rockman, Wagnaria!!, and Miranai Diva to name a few. He is best known as the character designer for Sword Art Online, Sword Art Online II, and Sword Art Online the Movie: Ordinal Scale, where he also took on the role of chief animation director.