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Hiroyuki Imaishi

Name in Native Language: "今石洋之" (Japanese/JA)
Animator / Animation Director / Film Director / Screenwriter | * 10/04/1971 (51) | Tokyo (Japan)
Hiroyuki Imaishi (今石 洋之, Imaishi Hiroyuki, born October 4, 1971) is a Japanese key animator and animation director and one of the co-founders of Studio Trigger. His style is marked by fast and frantic animation combined with elaborate storyboarding and punchy direction. Prior to founding Trigger, he was an animator and director at Gainax. His most well-known works include Gurren Lagann (2007), Panty and Stocking with Garterbelt (2010), Kill la Kill (2013), Promare (2019), and Cyberpunk: Edgerunners (2022). ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Animation | Comedies | Action

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Movies with Hiroyuki Imaishi as Crew(29)

Visual Effects/Key Animation2021 Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time
Directing/Director2019 Promare: Lio-hen
Art/Art Direction2019 Promare: Lio-hen
Directing/Director2019 Promare
Art/Art Direction2019 Promare
Writing/Storyboard2019 Promare
Visual Effects/Key Animation2019 Promare
Art/Art Designer2019 Promare
Art/Storyboard Artist2019 Promare
Directing/Director2019 Promare: Galo-hen
Visual Effects/Key Animation2019 Promare: Galo-hen
Art/Art Direction2019 Promare: Galo-hen
Directing/Director2015 Sex & Violence with Machspeed
Visual Effects/Key Animation2015 Sex & Violence with Machspeed
Visual Effects/Key Animation2012 Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo
Visual Effects/Key Animation2005 One Piece: Baron Omatsuri and the Secret Island
Directing/Director2004 Dead Leaves
Art/Storyboard Designer2004 Dead Leaves
Visual Effects/Character Designer2004 Dead Leaves
Visual Effects/Animation Director2004 Dead Leaves
Directing/Director2004 Re: Cutie Honey
Visual Effects/Character Designer2002 Animation Store Manager
Writing/Screenplay2002 Animation Store Manager
Art/Art Direction2002 Animation Store Manager
Directing/Continuity2002 Animation Store Manager
Directing/Director2002 Animation Store Manager

TV Shows/Series with Hiroyuki Imaishi as Crew(27)

Directing/Director2022 Cyberpunk: Edgerunners
Visual Effects/Opening/Ending Animation2022 Cyberpunk: Edgerunners
Directing/Series Director2022 Cyberpunk: Edgerunners
Directing/Director2020 BNA
Directing/Series Director2020 BNA
Directing/Action Director2018 DARLING in the FRANXX
Writing/Writer2016 Space Patrol Luluco
Writing/Original Concept2016 Space Patrol Luluco
Crew/Creator2016 Space Patrol Luluco
Writing/Series Composition2016 Space Patrol Luluco
Directing/Director2016 Space Patrol Luluco
Writing/Storyboard2016 Space Patrol Luluco
Visual Effects/Key Animation2016 Space Patrol Luluco
Directing/Series Director2016 Space Patrol Luluco
Directing/Director2013 KILL la KILL
Directing/Series Director2013 KILL la KILL
Directing/Series Director2012 Inferno Cop
Writing/Storyboard2011 THE iDOLM@STER
Directing/Series Director2010 Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt
Directing/Director2010 Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt
Directing/Director2007 Gurren Lagann
Crew/Creator2007 Gurren Lagann
Writing/Storyboard2007 Gurren Lagann
Visual Effects/Key Animation2007 Gurren Lagann
Directing/Series Director2007 Gurren Lagann
Writing/Storyboard2003 Cromartie High School
Writing/Storyboard2000 FLCL

Citizenship: Japan
Born: Monday, 10/04 1971 (October) in Tokyo (Japan) (current age: 51 years + 61 days)
Zodiac sign: Libra (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Educated at: Tama Art University
Other names for Hiroyuki Imaishi (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"いまいし ひろゆき" (Kana/Japanese)
Hiroyuki Imaishi frequently works together with these people:
Kazuki Nakashima (21x, Crew)
Daizen Komatsuda (19x, Crew)
Mahiro Maeda (17x, Crew)
Yoh Yoshinari (15x, Crew)
Hideaki Anno (13x, Crew)
Yuuki Hayashi (13x, Cast)
Atsushi Nishigori (12x, Crew)
Masayuki (11x, Crew)
Shigeto Koyama (11x, Crew)
Ryo Oshima (10x, Cast)
Kazuhiro Fusegawa (9x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:556951, Added: 10/13/2018, Last updated: 12/01/2022