Shinichiro Watanabe is a Japanese anime director. You are very likely to know almost all of his anime works. He is best known for directing the critically acclaimed and incredibly successful anime series Cowboy Bebop, Samurai Champloo, and Space Dandy. Watanabe is known for incorporating multiple genres into his anime creations, such as cowboy western in Cowboy Bebop. He has been the director of Kids on the Slope, Space Dandy, Terror in Resonance, as well as Cowboy Bebop, Carole & Tuesday, and Samurai Champloo.