Toyoo Ashida

Name in Native Language: "芦田豊雄" (Japanese/JA)
Film Director / Animator | * 04/21/1944 († 67, 07/23/2011) | Chiba, Chiba (Japan)
Toyoo Ashida (芦田 豊雄, Ashida Toyoo, April 21, 1944 – July 23, 2011) was an anime character designer, animation director and director. He was most notable for directing the original Vampire Hunter D anime, as well as for providing character designs for Vifam, Mashin Hero Wataru, Minky Momo and F-Zero GP Legend. He is the founder of the anime production studio, Studio Live and as well as the Japanese Animation Creators Association (JAniCA) along with Satoshi Kon. His designs are similar to those of Akira Toriyama. Toyoo got his style while working on Dr. Slump. He was also heavily inspired by Tex Avery, Bob Clampett, the Fleischer Brothers, Harvey Kurtzman and Jack Davis. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Animation | Science Fiction | Action & Adventure

Known for these Movies & Shows

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Movies with Toyoo Ashida as Crew(15)

Visual Effects/Character Designer1990 Mashin Eiyuuden Wataru: Soukaizan Eiyuu Densetsu
Directing/Director1990 Pink - Water Bandit Rain Bandit
Directing/Director1990 Gdleen
Visual Effects/Animation Director1988 Kosuke and Rikimaru: Dragon of Konpei Island
Directing/Director1988 Ultimate Teacher
Writing/Screenplay1988 Ultimate Teacher
Production/Production Manager1986 Roots Search
Directing/Director1986 Fist of the North Star
Directing/Director1985 Vampire Hunter D
Visual Effects/Character Designer1981 Monster of Frankenstein
Visual Effects/Animation Director1981 Monster of Frankenstein
Visual Effects/Animation Director1977 Space Battleship Yamato

TV Shows/Series with Toyoo Ashida as Crew(10)

Production/Producer2004 The Cosmopolitan Prayers
Visual Effects/Character Designer1989 Madö King Granzört
Directing/Director1984 Fist of the North Star
Visual Effects/Character Designer1984 Super Robot Galatt
Visual Effects/Character Designer1983 Round Vernian Vifam
Visual Effects/Animation Supervisor1981 Dr. Slump
Visual Effects/Character Designer1979 Cyborg 009
Visual Effects/Animation Director1979 Cyborg 009

Citizenship: Japan
Born: Friday, 04/21 1944 (April) in Chiba, Chiba (Japan)
Died: Saturday, 07/23 2011 (July) (aged: 67)
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Member of: Japanese Animation Creators Association
Other names for Toyoo Ashida (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"あしだ とよお" (Kana/Japanese)
Toyoo Ashida frequently works together with these people:
Kaneto Shiozawa (5x, Actor)
Akira Toriyama (5x, Crew)
Ichiro Nagai (4x, Actor)
Toshio Furukawa (3x, Actor)
Takeshi Aono (3x, Actor)
Takeyuki Kanda (3x, Crew)
Banjo Ginga (3x, Actor)
Yusaku Yara (3x, Actor)
Kei Tomiyama (3x, Actor)
Masami Suda (3x, Crew)
Toshio Henmi (3x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:817364, Added: 11/08/2018, Last updated: 07/13/2024