Adam A. Muto is a former storyboard artist, creative director, supervising director, supervising producer, and current showrunner and co-executive producer on Adventure Time. He has written and storyboarded numerous Adventure Time episodes, being partnered with Elizabeth Ito during season one and with Rebecca Sugar in seasons two and three. He once again starting doing occasional story boards in season six. He also created the Random Cartoons pilot SamSquatch.
Beginning with the season three episode "Marceline's Closet," he was credited as one of Adventure Time's creative directors. Starting with the fifth season episode "Little Dude," he was promoted to supervising director. Starting with "Shh!" he was again promoted to supervising producer. In the latter part of season 5, starting with "The Party's Over, Isla de Señorita," he became a permanent member of the writing staff. It was also during Season 5 that he replaced Pendleton Ward as the series showrunner.
He also animated the end credits.
Episodes worked on
- "Slumber Party Panic"
- "Trouble in Lumpy Space"
- "Prisoners of Love"
- "The Enchiridion!"
- "The Witch's Garden"
- "The Duke"
- "What Have You Done?"
- "His Hero"
- "It Came from the Nightosphere"
- "Power Animal"
- "Chamber of Frozen Blades"
- "The Real You"
- "Susan Strong"
- "Mortal Folly"
- "Morituri Te Salutamus"
- "Fionna and Cake"
- "What Was Missing"
- "Dad's Dungeon"
- "The Prince Who Wanted Everything"
- "Little Brother"
- "Dark Purple"
- "Everything Stays"
- "Daddy-Daughter Card Wars"
- "The Light Cloud"
- He used to have a Spring, where one could ask him questions, but it disappeared when Spring.me became a dating website.
- When he had a Spring, he discouraged using any of his answers there as references, since they were often written tongue-in-cheek.
- He is 5' 9.5" (176.53 cm) tall.
- In the "Finn Heads" set in the Adventure Time collection on flickr, there is a Finn face titled "finnmutoface."
- Before his promotion, Adam Muto had been a storyboard artist, writer and producer of Adventure Time.
- In the opening sequence, a gingerbread Adam Muto can be seen when panning up the Candy Castle. In the gender swapped version, there is a gingerbread Rebecca Sugar in his place.
- ↑ http://adventuretimeart.frederator.com/post/17529157667/rebeccasugar-incendium-promo-the-last-episode
- ↑ http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/features/adventure-time-the-trippiest-show-on-television-20141002
- ↑ http://www.flickr.com/photos/84568447@N00/4446040466/in/set-72157623515297461
- ↑ http://www.flickr.com/photos/84568447@N00/3857735110/in/set-72157622020291285/lightbox/