Previously a member of Studio GAINAX, Hiromi Wakabayashi has been involved in several works with Hiroyuki Imaishi, most notably GURREN LAGANN as design production. Hiromi also contributed to Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt as co-creator, writer, and episodic director. After making a transition to Studio TRIGGER, Hiromi has been actively involved in the production of KILL la KILL, Space Patrol Luluco, and PROMARE as creative director and music producer. 

Hiromi has also filled in roles as script and art director for STAR WARS: VISIONS “THE TWINS” and took part in the production as creative support and music selection for TRIGGER’s most recent project – Cyberpunk: Edgerunners.

His roles include Aim for the Top 2! Diebuster (episode 4, 5, 6 special effects), GURREN LAGANN (settings production), Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt (Original idea, screenplay, episodic director), KILL la KILL (creative officer, 2nd ending sequence storyboard and directing), Little Witch Academia (plot development assistance), BATTLE SAURS (Toy Story That Time Forgot) (producer), SEX and VIOLENCE with MACHSPEED (design and story development, music producer), Space Patrol Luluco (creative director), DARLING in the FRANXX (creative producer), PROMARE (creative director) (music selection), STAR WARS: VISIONS “THE TWINS” (script, art director), and Cyberpunk: Edgerunners (creative support, music selection, opening animation).

TRIGGER’s SUSHiO, Shigeto Koyama, and Hiromi Wakabayashi will appear on Friday and Saturday. They will host a panel, signings, and a PROMARE Cheer screening.