Thomas Romain

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Thomas Romain
Born (1977-08-01) 1 August 1977 (age 45)
Nationality French
Alma mater Gobelins, l'École de l'image [1]
Occupation Animator
Notable work

Thomas Romain (French pronunciation:  [tɔma ʁɔmɛ̃] ; born 1 August 1977 in Besançon) 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]


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  1. 1 2 "Meet the dad who turns his sons' drawings into amazing anime artwork". BBC Newsbeat . 25 January 2017. Archived from the original on 26 January 2017. Retrieved 26 August 2017.
  2. "About Studio No Border".
  3. Marsden, Harriet (2 February 2017). "This dad turns his son's drawings into the most amazing artwork". The Independent . Retrieved 26 August 2017.
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