Anime Directorsby thecriticwithnoname-244-118717 | created - 27 Oct 2016 | updated - 06 Jan 2018 | Public
Is a freelance director but frequently works with Studio Shaft.
Bakemonogatari 9 Saynoara Zetsubo Sensei 8
Director | Ookami kodomo no Ame to Yuki
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...
Summer Wars 9 The Girl Who Leapt Through Time 8 Wolf Children 8 The Boy And The Beast 7.5
3. Hideaki Anno
Director | Shin Gojira
Hideaki Anno was born on May 22, 1960 in Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan. He is known for his work on Shin Godzilla (2016), The Wind Rises (2013) and Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone (2007). He has been married to Moyoco Anno since March 26, 2002.
Evangelion 9 His And Her Circumstances 8.5
Director | Hotaru no haka
Isao Takahata was born on October 29, 1935 in Ise, Mie, Japan. He was a director and writer, known for Grave of the Fireflies (1988), The Tale of The Princess Kaguya (2013) and Only Yesterday (1991). He died on April 5, 2018 in Tokyo, Japan.
The Tale Of The Princess Kaguya 7 Only Yesterday 7.5
Director | Shingeki no kyojin
Graduated from Senshu University with a degree in literature.
Attack On Titan 8.5 Death Note 9
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. The Walt Disney Company's commitment to introduce the ...
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 ...
Your Name 7 5 Centimeters Per Second 7 The Garden Of Words 6
Director | The Animatrix
Space Dandy 8.5 Samuari Champloo 8 Cowboy Bebop 7.5
Director | Redline
11. Hiroyuki Imaishi
Director | Tengen toppa gurren lagann
Space Patrol Lulluco 8.5 Kill La Kill 7.5
12. Naoko Yamada
Art_department | Koe no katachi
Naoko Yamada s a Japanese animator, television and film director. Working at Kyoto Animation, she directed the K-On!, Tamako Market anime series and the anime film A Silent Voice.
Yamada was born in Gunma Prefecture. As a child she enjoyed drawing images from the Patlabor and Dragonball anime series.
A Silent Voice 8.5 Tomoko Love Story 7 Tomoko Market 6
13. Yô Yoshinari
Animation_department | Shin seiki Evangelion Gekijô-ban: Air/Magokoro wo, kimi ni
Twin brother of Kou Yoshinari.
Little Witch Academia 9
Baccano 9 Durarara 7.5 Samuari Flamenco 7
15. Mamoru Oshii
Director | Inosensu: Innocence
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 ...
Angles Egg Ghost In The Shell
16. Masaaki Yuasa
Director | Yoake tsugeru Rû no uta
He cites various animated works as an influence: the works of animators Tex Avery and Irene Starewicz, the Japanese animated features Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (1971) and Hakkenden shin sho (1993), the adventure series Lupin the 3rd (1971), the psychedelic sci-fantasy films Yellow Submarine (...
The Tatami Galaxy Devilman Crybaby