Anime Directorsby miho86 | created - 21 Jan 2018 | updated - 21 Jan 2018 | Public
Director | Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi
Hayao Miyazaki is one of Japan's greatest animation directors. The entertaining plots, compelling characters, and breathtaking animation in his films have earned him international renown from critics as well as public recognition within Japan.
Hayao Miyazaki was born in Tôkyô on January 5, 1941. He ...
2. Satoshi Kon
Writer | Sennen joyû
Satoshi Kon was born in 1963. He studied at the Musashino College of the Arts. He began his career as a Manga artist. He then moved to animation and worked as a background artist on many films (including Roujin Z (1991) by 'Katsuhiro Otomo'). Then, in 1995, he wrote an episode of the anthology film ...
Writer | Kimi no Na wa.
Makoto Shinkai is a Japanese director, writer, producer, animator, editor, cinematographer, voice actor, manga artist and former graphic designer.
Shinkai studied Japanese literature at Chuo University where he was a member of juvenile literature club where he drew picture books. In 1999, Shinkai ...
7. Mamoru Oshii
Director | Kôkaku Kidôtai
Mamoru Oshii is a Japanese filmmaker, television director and screenwriter. Famous for his philosophy-oriented storytelling, Oshii has directed a number of popular anime, including Urusei Yatsura (1981-1984), Angel's Egg (1985), Patlabor: The Movie (1989), Ghost in the Shell (1995), and Ghost in ...
Writer | Akira
Katsuhiro Ôtomo is a Japanese manga artist, screenwriter and film director. He is best known as the creator of the manga Akira and its animated film adaptation.
In 1979, after writing multiple short-stories for the magazine Action, Otomo created his first science-fiction work, titled Fireball. ...
11. Gorô Miyazaki
Director | Kokuriko-zaka kara
Graduated from Shinshu University, Faculty of Agriculture, Goro Miyazaki started his career as a construction consultant, and he designed parks or public institutions. Because his father, Hayao Miyazaki, is a world-famous filmmaker, he always had complex feeling towards his father. He decided not ...
12. Kazuya Tsurumaki
Kazuya Tsurumaki was born on February 2, 1966 in Gosen, Japan. He is a director, known for Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion (1997), Evangelion: 3.0+1.01 Thrice Upon a Time (2021) and FLCL (2000).
14. Mamoru Hosoda
Director | Samâ uôzu
Mamoru Hosoda is a Japanese film director and animator. Formerly employed at Toei Animation, he went to work at Madhouse from 2005 to 2011. Hosoda left Madhouse in 2011 to establish his own animation studio, Studio Chizu. He first came to public attention in the early 2000s with the first two films...
17. Hiroyuki Okiura
Animation_department | Jin-Rô
Okiura left high school at the age of 16 and entered the animation industry as a member of the studio Anime R, where he studied under Moriyasu Taniguchi and which Taniguchi superintends.He is known for his detailed effects animation in, for example, the chopper attack scene in Patlabor 2: The Movie...
Animation_department | Shin seiki Evangelion Gekijô-ban: Air/Magokoro wo, kimi ni
Masayuki was born on January 3, 1961 in Nagano, Japan. He is an assistant director, known for Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion (1997), Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995) and Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone (2007).