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Kenji Shimizu (清水 賢治; born on January 3, 1961) is a Japanese producer, and the director of media promotion and development for Fuji Television Network. He was involved in the planning of a number of anime and dramas.
Kenji Shimizu joined Fuji TV after he graduated from Keio University in 1983. Since joining the company, he served as a director for TV productions, film producer, and director of the Fuji film production business office.
He produced several successful franchises, such as Chibi Maruko-chan and Dragon Ball, and also participated in the planning of many late-night shows. He was a series planner for Dragon Ball and Dragon Ball Z as well as the movies Dragon Ball Z: The Tree of Might, Dragon Ball Z: Bardock - The Father of Goku, Dragon Ball Z: Lord Slug, Dragon Ball Z: Cooler's Revenge, Dragon Ball Z: The Return of Cooler, Dragon Ball Z: Super Android 13!, Dragon Ball Z: Broly - The Legendary Super Saiyan, Dragon Ball Z: Bojack Unbound, Dragon Ball Z: Broly - Second Coming, Dragon Ball Z: Bio-Broly, Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn, Dragon Ball Z: Wrath of the Dragon, and Dragon Ball: The Path to Power.
He also worked on Aoki Densetsu Shoot!, Art of Fighting, Ashita Tenki ni Nare!, Ayakashi - Samurai Horror Tales, Bokura ga Ita, (The) Bush Baby, Captain Tsubasa J, Dokkiri Doctor, Dragon League, Fatal Fury, Flame of Recca, Gegege no Kitarō, Ghost Stories, Great Teacher Onizuka, Heisei Tensai Bakabon, Hell Girl, Himitsu no Akko-chan, Jyu-Oh-Sei, Kariage-kun, Kiteretsu Daihyakka, KochiKame, Konjiki no Gash Bell!!, Kuma no Pūtarō, Kuso Kagaku Sekai Gulliver Boy, Magical Hat, Meimon! Daisan Yakyuubu, Midori no Makibao, Mushi-Shi, Ninku, Norakuro-kun, One Piece, Ore wa Chokkaku, Osomatsu-kun, PaRappa the Rapper, RahXephon: Pluralitas Concentio, Romeo and the Black Brothers, Rurouni Kenshin, Samurai Shodown: The Motion Picture, Save Me! Lollipop, Tico and Friends, Time Trouble Tondekeman!, Trapp Ikka Monogatari, Witchblade, and Yu Yu Hakusho.
On June 26, 2009, Kenji Shimizu joined the Planning Department of Fuji Media Holdings, Inc. On June 28, 2012, he became the media promotion and development director for Fuji Television Network.