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Yoshitaka Amano

Yoshitaka is an fantasy illustrator and animation character designer who is well-known among Anime fans. He started his professional life at the animation studio Tatsunoko Productions in the 70s. During his tenure, Amano designed characters for several TV series, including "Gatchaman" (Battle Of The Planets), and "Mospeada" (Robotech: The New ... See full bio »

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Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust Miscellaneous Crew
(2000)
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Angel's Egg Animation Department
(1985)
Vampire Hunter D Animation Department
(1985)

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 2009 Jungle Emperor: The Brave Can Change the Future (original character designer)
 2007 Final Fantasy IV (Video Game) (image illustration)
 2007 Tori no uta (Short) (animator)
 2004 Final Fantasy I & II: Dawn of Souls (Video Game) (character designer: "Final Fantasy II")
 1998 Kartia: The Word of Fate (Video Game) (character designer)
 1996-1997 Eagle Riders (TV Series) (character designer - 64 episodes)
- The Lost Children of Melly (1997) ... (character designer)
- Vorak Resolution (1997) ... (character designer)
- The Price of Glory (1997) ... (character designer)
- A Ray of Hope (1997) ... (character designer)
- Scorpius Force (1997) ... (character designer)
 1994 Final Fantasy (TV Mini-Series) (character designer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1994) ... (character designer - uncredited)
- Episode #1.3 (1994) ... (character designer - uncredited)
- Episode #1.2 (1994) ... (character designer - uncredited)
- Episode #1.1 (1994) ... (character designer - uncredited)
 1991 Final Fantasy IV (Video Game) (character designer - as Y. Amano)
 1990 Final Fantasy III (Video Game) (character designer)
 1988 Final Fantasy II (Video Game) (character designer)
 1987 G-Force: Guardians of Space (TV Series) (character designer - 84 episodes)
- Galactor's Deadly Trap (1987) ... (character designer)
- The Flame Zone (1987) ... (character designer)
- Web of Danger (1987) ... (character designer)
- Web of Danger (1987) ... (character designer)
- Stolen Identity (1987) ... (character designer)
 1987 Final Fantasy (Video Game) (character designer)
 1985 Angel's Egg (character designer)
 1985 Vampire Hunter D (original character designer)
 1985 Genesis Climber Mospeada: Love Live Alive (Video) (character designer)
 1984 Chikyuu Monogatari: Telepath 2500 (character designer)
  Mission Outer Space Srungle (TV Series) (main character designer - 51 episodes, 1983 - 1984) (character designer - 1 episode, 1983)
- Eikô ni gorira wa kakeru (1984) ... (main character designer)
- Gyarakutaun sôkôgeki (1984) ... (main character designer)
- Môhanpatsu! Ikari no akû (1983) ... (main character designer)
- Shukuteki! Gorira tai geruhanto (1983) ... (main character designer)
- Akuma no jintai kaizô sakusen (1983) ... (main character designer)
 1983 Genesis Climber Mospeada (TV Series) (character designer)
 1982 Techno Police 21C (character designer)
 1979-1980 Gatchaman F (TV Series) (character designer - 48 episodes)
- Eien no Gacchaman (1980) ... (character designer)
- Chikyû shômetsu! 3, 2, 1.... (1980) ... (character designer)
- G-1 gô kesshi no hai pawâ (1980) ... (character designer)
- Kyôi no hanbusshitsu wakusei (1980) ... (character designer)
- Semari kuru uchû no akuma (1980) ... (character designer)
 1978-1980 Battle of the Planets (TV Series) (character designer - 85 episodes)
- The Conway Tape Tap (1980) ... (character designer)
- G-Force in the Future (1980) ... (character designer)
- Strike at Spectra (1980) ... (character designer)
- G-Force Defector (1980) ... (character designer)
- Rockets Out of Control (1980) ... (character designer)
 1978-1979 Gatchaman II (TV Series) (character designer - 52 episodes)
- Sôsai Ekksu no metsubô (1979) ... (character designer)
- Kanashimi no Geru Sadora (1979) ... (character designer)
- Nazo! Nazo? Geru Sadora no haha (1979) ... (character designer)
- Moeyo! Kondoru (1979) ... (character designer)
- Shijô saidai no ôtsunami (1979) ... (character designer)
 1978 Gatchaman The Movie (character designer)
 1975 Time bokan (TV Series) (character designer - 1975)
 1972-1974 Gatchaman (TV Series) (character designer - 105 episodes)
- Chikyû shômetsu 0002 (1974) ... (character designer)
- Ma no burakku hôru dai sakusen (1974) ... (character designer)
- Shi wo kaketa G-2 gô (1974) ... (character designer)
- Gyakuten! Chekkumeito ekksu (1974) ... (character designer)
- Sogeki shûdan hebî kobura (1974) ... (character designer)
 1972 Kashi no ki Mokku (TV Series) (animation director)
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Personal Details

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Alternate Names:

Y. Amano
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Trivia:

Moved to New York City, where he holds exhibits of his artwork.

Star Sign:

Leo

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