Takuya Shinada (Kanji: 品田 拓也) is, alongside his brother Taiyo, the current CEO of Studio XYZ since 1981.
Takuya was born as one of twin brothers (the other being Taiyo) on May 10, 1958 in the Yotsuya Area of Shinjuku, Tokyo.
Takuya just always loved anime and manga, and still does today. According to his words, "Inheriting the company was a dream come true for [Takuya]". Takuya is regarded within the studio as the more "loud" of the two Shinada brothers.
Takuya is often credited as Planner (企画).
Anime Staff Positions (aside from Planner)
- Life wo Sakuga-shite (2010) - Producer
- Penguin Darling: The Great Show (1993) - Supervisor
- Time Twins (1981) - Producer