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Miraculous is one of the cutest, purest and most positive shows ever made. And you are the nicest and most creative fan community ever!

—Thomas in a letter to fans

Thomas Astruc is the creator, a co-director, a producer, and a writer for Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir.[1][2][3]

Career

Thomas worked on Code Lyoko, W.I.T.C.H., and Season 2 of "The Daltons" as a storyboard artist, and on "Totally Spies!" as the storyboard supervisor. He is also known for his work as a storyboard artist on "Wasabi" (2001) and "Asterix" and "Obelix Meet Cleopatra" (2002). At some point while Miraculous was being made, he was a guest artist for LoliRock on the episode "Batty", storyboarding the second half of the episode and revising the episode's script.[4]

Trivia

  • Thomas was named after the character Major Tom from the David Bowie song "Space Oddity."[5]
  • Thomas is known to be very jokey and tongue-in-cheek with fans on Twitter, something he attributes to "French sarcasm".
  • Fans call him variations of Hawk Moth's name, such as, "Papapillon," "Hawkfather," and "Hawkdaddy."[6]
    • In response, he named the fans of the television show "The Miraculers."
    • He has a huge collection of fanart.
  • His Twitter name used to be NoSpoiler-Man. This was made in response to people constantly asking him about Season 2 of Miraculous and his penchant to answer questions with "No spoiler" or a picture saying the same thing. It is now just "Thomas Astruc"
  • He makes a cameo in the French version of "Gamer" as the voice of the start menu of Ultimate Mecha Strike III. This is his only cameo in Season 1 in Miraculous.[7]
  • Thomas has stated that he loves all of the characters equally but has a preference for Jagged Stone and a dislike for Chloé Bourgeois.
  • His favorite Miraculous episodes to direct as of Season 1 are the episodes Ladybug & Cat Noir (Origins - Part 1) and Stoneheart (Origins - Part 2).
  • His favorite Studio Ghibli film is Omoide Poroporo.
  • His favorite DreamWorks film is How to Train Your Dragon.
  • His favorite Disney film is Tangled.
  • Just before San Diego Comic-Con International 2016, Jeremy Zag posted a video to Instagram of Thomas dressed as Marinette Dupain-Cheng.
  • One of Thomas' dreams came true when Thomas met Marvel comic creator and legend Stan Lee at the San Diego Comic-Con International 2016.[8]

Gallery


See also

External links

References

  1. https://twitter.com/Thomas_Astruc/status/727471090117824512
  2. http://variety.com/2010/film/news/duo-prep-s3d-superhero-toon-1118025064/
  3. http://www.methodanimation.fr/index_methode_uk.html
  4. http://teamlolirock.tumblr.com/post/162284469454/s01e13-batty
  5. https://twitter.com/Thomas_Astruc/status/686545996181049344
  6. http://themiraculousarchive.tumblr.com/post/132853379615/so-in-frenchpapapillon-x
  7. https://twitter.com/Thomas_Astruc/status/689600385472921600
  8. https://twitter.com/Thomas_Astruc/status/757036483899424772
  9. https://twitter.com/Ladybug_Cartoon/status/715269932292915200
  10. https://twitter.com/Thomas_Astruc/status/715285293654523905
  11. On March 30th, an Instagram account was made, claiming to be Thomas Astruc. It was a fake and has since been deleted. https://twitter.com/PrincessofHarte/status/715284984442064896
  12. https://twitter.com/Thomas_Astruc/status/862425076259598340

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