Yoshiaki Kawajiri

Name in Native Language: "川尻善昭" (Japanese/JA)
Film Director / Screenwriter / Animator | * 11/18/1950 (73) | Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture (Japan)
Yoshiaki Kawajiri (川尻 善昭, Kawajiri Yoshiaki, born November 18, 1950) is a Japanese writer, director, storyboard artist and animator. A co-founder of the anime studio Madhouse, he is best known as the director of Wicked City, Ninja Scroll, and Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust. ()

Yoshiaki Kawajiri is a Japanese director, animator and writer.

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Most frequent genres for this person: Animation | Drama | Action
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Movies with Yoshiaki Kawajiri as Actor(2)

Movies with Yoshiaki Kawajiri as Crew(55)

Art/Storyboard Artist2023 Gold Kingdom and Water Kingdom
Art/Storyboard Artist2023 Ninja Scroll Burst
Visual Effects/Key Animation2023 Ninja Scroll Burst
Writing/Writer2023 Ninja Scroll Burst
Art/Storyboard Artist2013 Iron Man: Rise of Technovore
Visual Effects/Key Animation2011 Tibetan Dog
Visual Effects/Key Animation2010 Redline
Art/Storyboard Designer2008 Batman: Gotham Knight
Directing/Director2008 Batman: Gotham Knight
Writing/Writer2005 Azumi 2: Death or Love
Writing/Writer2003 World Record
Directing/Director2003 The Animatrix
Writing/Writer2003 The Animatrix
Directing/Director2003 Program
Writing/Writer2003 Program
Visual Effects/Key Animation2001 Metropolis
Crew/Script2001 X: An Omen
Directing/Director2001 X: An Omen
Writing/Storyboard2001 X: An Omen
Directing/Director2000 Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust
Writing/Screenplay2000 Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust
Directing/Director1996 Birdy the Mighty
Visual Effects/Key Animation1995 The Diary of Anne Frank
Visual Effects/Key Animation1995 Bio Hunter
Writing/Writer1995 Bio Hunter
Directing/Director1993 Ninja Scroll
Visual Effects/Key Animation1993 Ninja Scroll
Writing/Original Story1993 Ninja Scroll
Writing/Screenplay1993 Ninja Scroll
Directing/Director1990 Cyber City Oedo 808
Writing/Screenplay1990 A Wind Named Amnesia
Directing/Director1989 Goku: Midnight Eye
Directing/Director1989 Neo Tokyo
Writing/Screenplay1989 Neo Tokyo
Directing/Director1989 Goku II: Midnight Eye
Visual Effects/Key Animation1988 Bride of Deimos
Directing/Director1988 Demon City Shinjuku
Visual Effects/Animation1988 Demon City Shinjuku
Directing/Director1987 The Phoenix: Space Chapter
Directing/Director1987 Wicked City
Visual Effects/Animation Director1987 Wicked City
Visual Effects/Key Animation1987 Legend of the Forest
Visual Effects/Key Animation1986 Space-Time Traveler - Time Stranger
Visual Effects/Key Animation1986 Barefoot Gen 2
Visual Effects/Key Animation1985 The Dagger of Kamui
Directing/Director1984 Lensman
Visual Effects/Key Animation1983 Barefoot Gen
Visual Effects/Key Animation1983 Harmagedon
Art/Storyboard Artist1982 Drifting Clouds
Writing/Storyboard1982 Drifting Clouds
Visual Effects/Key Animation1981 Sea Prince and the Fire Child
Visual Effects/Key Animation1981 The Fantastic Adventures of Unico
Visual Effects/Key Animation1980 Botchan

TV Shows/Series with Yoshiaki Kawajiri as Crew(30)

Art/Storyboard Artist2022 Police in a Pod
Art/Storyboard Artist2021 Sonny Boy
Art/Storyboard Artist2020 Deca-Dence
Directing/Director2020 StarBeam
Art/Storyboard Artist2020 Jujutsu Kaisen
Art/Storyboard Artist2019 Vinland Saga
Art/Storyboard Artist2019 BEASTARS
Art/Storyboard Artist2019 Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba
Art/Storyboard Designer2017 ACCA: 13-Territory Inspection Dept.
Writing/Storyboard2016 ALL OUT!!
Art/Storyboard Artist2015 One-Punch Man
Art/Storyboard Designer2015 Overlord
Art/Storyboard Artist2013 Attack on Titan
Art/Storyboard Artist2011 Chihayafuru
Writing/Writer2010 Iron Man
Art/Storyboard Designer2007 Shigurui: Death Frenzy
Writing/Original Story2003 Ninja Scroll: The Series
Directing/Director2001 X
Directing/Series Director2001 X
Visual Effects/Character Designer1995 Azuki-chan
Visual Effects/Opening/Ending Animation1994 Phantom Quest Corp.
Directing/Director1991 Liquid Television
Visual Effects/Character Designer1989 The New Adventures of Kimba The White Lion
Visual Effects/Opening/Ending Animation1983 Lady Georgie
Directing/Director1983 Stop!! Hibari-kun!
Writing/Storyboard1983 Stop!! Hibari-kun!
Visual Effects/Animation Director1979 Animated Travels: Marco Polo's Adventures
Visual Effects/Character Designer1976 World Famous Fairy Tales
Art/Art Direction1976 World Famous Fairy Tales
Directing/Director1976 World Famous Fairy Tales

Additional Information

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Citizenship: Japan
Born: Saturday, 11/18 1950 (November) in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture (Japan) (current age: 73 years + 241 days)
Zodiac sign: Scorpio (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Languages: Japanese (JA)
Other names for Yoshiaki Kawajiri (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"かわじり よしあき" (Kana/Japanese)
Yoshiaki Kawajiri frequently works together with these people:
Yoshiaki Hasegawa (20x, Actor)
Tsuguo Mogami (18x, Actor)
Takuya Nakashima (18x, Actor)
Taito Ban (17x, Actor)
Kinichi Ishikawa (14x, Crew)
Kazuo Oga (14x, Crew)
Masato Niwa (14x, Actor)
Shinnosuke Ogami (13x, Actor)
Shingo Natsume (13x, Crew)
Takeshi Aono (12x, Actor)
Hiroshi Hamasaki (11x, Crew)
Takeshi Koike (11x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1116140, Added: 12/20/2018, Last updated: 06/27/2024