Becoming an Animator in Japan — An Interview with Studio Director Mar Expósito

Amélie Geeraert
Kokoro Media
Published in
7 min readMar 13, 2024

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Mar Expósito was born in Barcelona, Spain, and grew up watching plenty of animation and spending a lot of time drawing. She came to Japan in 2014 with the project to work in the animation industry. The first animated short film she directed received several awards, and earlier this year, she built her own animation company in Tokyo. In this interview, Mar…

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Amélie Geeraert
Kokoro Media

Living in Japan since 2011. I love interviewing inspiring people.