Mr Takahiro Kishimoto’s unique career path combines international and domestic experiences in both business and production within the Japanese TV industry with over 21 years of experience working at TV Asahi, one of the top FTA broadcasters in Japan.
His career highlights include the launch of the hit franchise “Crayon Shin chan” in Europe and the US markets, and introducing Japanese animation programs such as “Doraemon” to the Indian market. Takahiro led the production for the reboot of the 80’s classic “Ninja Hattori” series in collaboration with studios in India, Malaysia and Korea and initiated the expansion of TV Asahi’s international business into digital and non-linear arena.
He was also involved in various TV series and movies as a producer/executive producer.
Takahiro joined POPS in October 2021 and leads acquisition strategy and business development for all international content, to entertain the broad audience from Southeast Asia and beyond.