Thomas Romain

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Thomas Romain
Born1977or1978(age 45–46) [1]
Besançon, France
Alma mater Gobelins, l'École de l'image [1]
Notable work
Children2 [1]

Thomas Romain (French pronunciation:  [tɔmɑ ʁɔmɛ̃] ; born 1977 or 1978 [1] ) is a French animator who is responsible for creating Code Lyoko alongside Tania Palumbo. He is also responsible for designing and co-directing the Franco-Japanese animated series Ōban Star-Racers , which would be the start of his career in Japan. He's also the founder and creative director of Studio No Border. [2]


In early 2017 Romain attracted mainstream media attention when he began tweeting illustrations he had drawn based on his children's sketches. [1] [3] [4]


French animation


Video games

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  2. "About Studio No Border". Archived from the original on 16 June 2019. Retrieved 20 August 2019.
  3. Marsden, Harriet (2 February 2017). "This dad turns his son's drawings into the most amazing artwork". The Independent . Archived from the original on 26 August 2017. Retrieved 26 August 2017.
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