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Akitarô Daichi

Akitarô Daichi was born on January 15, 1956 in Gunma, Japan. He is known for his work on Fruits Basket (2001), Grave of the Fireflies (1988) and Now and Then, Here and There (1999). See full bio »

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Fruits Basket Director
Grave of the Fireflies Camera and Electrical Department
Kodocha Director


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 2019/I Meiji Tokyo Renka (TV Series)
 2013 DD Fist of the North Star (TV Series)
 2012 Kamisama Kiss (TV Series)
 2010 Mayoi neko overrun! (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2006 Bokura ga ita (TV Series) (series director - 26 episodes)
- Episode 26 (2006) ... (series director)
- Episode 25 (2006) ... (series director)
- Episode 24 (2006) ... (series director)
- Episode 23 (2006) ... (series director)
- Episode 22 (2006) ... (series director)
 2004 Grrl Power (Video short)
 2004 Legendz: Tale of the Dragon Kings (TV Series) (series director)
 2004 Animation Runner Kuromi 2 (Video)
 2001 Animation Runner Kuromi (Video short)
 1999 Jûbei-chan Lovely gantai no himitsu (TV Series) (2004) / (series director)
 1998 Sexy Commando (TV Series)
 1996 Toire no Hanako-san (Short)
 1995-1996 Nurse Angel Ririka SOS (TV Series) (series director - 35 episodes)
- Shiroki tenshi eien ni (1996) ... (series director)
- Akasareta saigo no unmei (1996) ... (series director)
- Kiken-na uta ni egao kesarete (1996) ... (series director)
- Moshikashite inochi no hana? (1996) ... (series director)
- Hanabayashi ga watashita chokorêto (1996) ... (series director)
 1995 Elf Princess Rane (Video)
 1993-1994 Jungle no ôja Tâ-chan (TV Series) (episode director - 4 episodes)
- Aporonia kamen no himitsu no maki (1994) ... (episode director)
- Jên no koibito? No maki (1994) ... (episode director)
- Nishiha-ken no kanashiki okite no maki (1993) ... (episode director)
- Chônôryoku Tâ-chan no maki (1993) ... (episode director)
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Personal Details

Official Sites:

Official site (Japanese)

Alternate Names:

Akitaroh Daichi | Akitaro Daichi | Heitarô Daîchi

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He originally aspired to be a stage photographer, but signed up with Tokyo Animation Film for anime photography. See more »

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