Shingo Natsume (Japanese: 夏目真悟, born September 26, 1980) is a Japanese anime director and animator. Natsume was born in Aomori Prefecture on September 26, 1980. He began working as an animator in 2003 and in 2009 he was put in charge of key animation for Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood. Following the series' conclusion, he worked on The Tatami Galaxy a year later and eventually was given his first directorial role in a TV series with Space Dandy in 2014. Natsume then directed the first season of One-Punch Man, ACCA: 13-Territory Inspection Dept., and Boogiepop and Others in 2015, 2017, and 2019 respectively. In 2021, he was put in charge of creating an original TV anime series, Sonny Boy. At the 2022 Crunchyroll Anime Awards, Sonny Boy was nominated for anime of the year. Natsume himself was also nominated for best director. In 2022 he directed The Tatami Time Machine Blues, the sequel to The Tatami Galaxy.