Kunio Okawara

By Jenxi Seow



Kunio Okawara (大河原 邦男 Ōkawara Kunio, 26 December, 1947) is a mechanical designer. He was the first in the industry to be specifically credited as a mechanical designer. Okawara designed mecha for the Gundam and Brave Series franchises, as well as those of numerous Super Robot and Real Robot shows.

He was born and currently lives in Inagi, Tokyo, where he works out of a studio in his home.

When asked what the favourite of his works was during an interview, Okawara chose his designs for Shippū! Iron Leaguer.


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