Screenwriter of Dragon Ball Super
"Dragon Ball: Behind the Story 1"
8.29.2015 11:15am-11:45pm 30 mins
"Screening - Dragon Ball Z: Broly - The Legendary Saiyan + Q&A"
8.29.2015 11:45am-1:15pm 90 mins
"Dragon Ball: Behind the Story 2"
8.30.2015 1:00pm-1:30pm 30 mins
"Screening - Dragon Ball Z: The Tree of Might + Q&A"
8.30.2015 1:30pm-2:45pm 75 mins
8.30.2015 10:30am-11:30am 60 mins
Location: Brooklyn Expo Autographs
As an anime screenwriter, Makoto Koyama learned from the best. He first began his career as a screenwriter in 2006 by apprenticing under his father, the famed Takao Koyama. Graduating from Brother Noppo Company, a school dedicated to teaching screenwriting in Japan, in 2009 Koyama debuted as an animation screenwriter on the romance series Skip Beat! That same year, he worked on the 3DCG film Kikansha Yaemon.
Koyama has written for many popular anime franchises. He was the primary writer for the animated adaptation of the manga Dragon Ball: Episode of Bardock (2011), a story centered on Dragon Ball protagonist Goku’s father. In 2012, he wrote for Saint Seiya Omega, a sequel and re-imagining of the internationally famous Saint Seiya series. Koyama also contributed to HappinessCharge Precure! (2014), the 10th anniversary celebration series of the immensely successful Precure anime franchise, and even wrote for Marvel Disk Wars: Avengers (2014), an anime based on Marvel Comics where children use special devices to summon superheroes. In 2014, he also worked on Tribe Cool Crew (2014), a series about a hip hop street-dancing crew.
Koyama has also worked on a number of video games. In 2010, he contributed to a PSP game based on the multimedia franchise Detective Opera Milky Holmes. And in 2012, he worked with the video game company Square Enix on the iPhone music game Symphonic Grand Maestro.
In 2015, Makoto Koyama revealed that he would be working on the brand-new Dragon Ball Super the first official Dragon Ball sequel in 18 years.