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Kôichi Mashimo

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Known For

Spider Riders
Spider Riders Director
(2006-2007)
Reservoir Chronicle: Tsubasa
(2005-2006)
Kagaku ninja tai Gatchaman II
(1978-1979)
Kagaku ninja tai Gatchaman F
(1979-1980)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Director (43 credits)
 2011-2012 Hyouge Mono (TV Series) (39 episodes)
- Episode #1.39 (2012)
- Episode #1.38 (2012)
- Episode #1.37 (2012)
- Episode #1.36 (2012)
- Episode #1.35 (2011)
 2010 Halo Legends (Video) (segment "Homecoming")
 2009 Phantom: Requiem for the Phantom (TV Series) (26 episodes)
- Eren (2009)
- Kecchaku (2009)
- Taiji (2009)
- Ketsudan (2009)
- Gekko (2009)
 2008 Blade of the Immortal (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- Kaze (2008)
- Sharin (2008)
- Hane (2008)
- Kawarimen (2008)
- Yumebiki (2008)
 2007 El Cazador de la Bruja (TV Series) (26 episodes)
- Kagayaku onna (2007)
- Seinaru onna (2007)
- Yuku otoko (2007)
- Madou onna (2007)
- Mezameru onna (2007)
 2006-2007 Spider Riders (TV Series) (head director - 52 episodes)
- Arachna Power (2007) ... (head director)
- Faces of Fear (2007) ... (head director)
- Ark of Destiny (2007) ... (head director)
- Welcome Back (2007) ... (head director)
- Mantid's Trap (2007) ... (head director)
 2007 .hack//G.U. Returner (Video short)
 2007 Spider Riders: Resurrected Sun (TV Series) (executive creative director - 26 episodes)
- Nuuma kouku e (2007) ... (executive creative director)
- Kekka orai (2007) ... (executive creative director)
- Sekai no tame ni (2007) ... (executive creative director)
- Taiyou no fune (2007) ... (executive creative director)
- Okaeri (2007) ... (executive creative director)
 2005-2006 Reservoir Chronicle: Tsubasa (TV Series) (52 episodes)
- The Wings of Tomorrow (2006) ... (chief)
- Freezing Mitama (2006) ... (chief)
- The Group's Determination (2006) ... (chief)
- The Distorted Wish (2006) ... (chief)
- Feather King Chaos (2006) ... (chief)
 2006 .hack//Roots (TV Series) (26 episodes)
- Truth (2006) ... (as Kouichi Mashimo)
- Determination (2006) ... (as Kouichi Mashimo)
- Confront (2006) ... (as Kouichi Mashimo)
- Trial (2006) ... (as Kouichi Mashimo)
- Bonds (2006) ... (as Kouichi Mashimo)
 2004-2005 Meine Liebe (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- Episode #1.13 (2005)
- Episode #1.12 (2005)
- Episode #1.11 (2005)
- Episode #1.10 (2005)
- Episode #1.9 (2005)
 2004 Madlax (TV Series) (26 episodes)
- Episode #1.24 (2004)
- Episode #1.23 (2004)
- Episode #1.22 (2004)
 2003 .hack//Legend of the Twilight (TV Series) (12 episodes)
- Densetsu no Hajimari (2003) ... (executive)
- Sekai no owari (2003) ... (executive)
- Maboroshi no Miyako (2003) ... (executive)
- Hokai no ashioto (2003) ... (executive)
- Koko no kishi (2003) ... (executive)
 2003 .hack//GIFT (Video short) (original series)
 2002-2003 .hack//SIGN (TV Series) (28 episodes)
- Unison (2003)
- Intermezzo (2002)
- Return (2002)
- Catastrophe (2002)
- Net Slum (2002)
 2003 Avenger (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- Silhouette (2003) ... (as Kouichi Mashimo)
- Reflection (2003) ... (as Kouichi Mashimo)
- Pilgrim (2003) ... (as Kouichi Mashimo)
- Outer (2003) ... (as Kouichi Mashimo)
- Marth (2003) ... (as Kouichi Mashimo)
 2003 Immortal Grand Prix (TV Mini-Series) (11 episodes)
- Episode #1.11 (2003)
- Episode #1.10 (2003)
- Episode #1.9 (2003)
- Episode #1.8 (2003)
- Episode #1.7 (2003)
 2001 Noir (TV Series) (26 episodes)
- Birth (2001) ... (as Kouchi Mashimo)
- The Depths of Hell's Fire (2001) ... (as Kouchi Mashimo)
- Dark Return (2001) ... (as Kouchi Mashimo)
- Sentiments for the Remaining Flower (2001) ... (as Kouchi Mashimo)
- Journey's End (2001) ... (as Kouchi Mashimo)
 2001 Captain Kuppa Desert Pirate (TV Series)
 1998 Popolocrois Story (TV Series)
 1997 Eat-Man (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Wall of Glass (1997)
 1996 Sorcerer Hunters OAV (TV Series)
 1995 Bakuretsu hunters (TV Series)
 1994 The Irresponsible Captain Tylor (Video short)
  The Irresponsible Captain Tylor (TV Series) (series director - 26 episodes, 1993) (episode director - 2 episodes, 1993)
- For His Was a Genius No Rule Could Contain (1993) ... (episode director) / (series director)
- My Way Is the Hard Way (1993) ... (series director)
- Snap! Snap! Crackle! Snap! (1993) ... (series director)
- The Longest Day in Space (1993) ... (series director)
- Force of One (1993) ... (series director)
 1990 Robin Hood's Big Adventure (TV Series)
 1988 Efu (TV Series) (series director - 31 episodes)
- Saraba Gunma! Mezase sekai saisoku on otoko!! (1988) ... (series director)
- Gunma vs. Hijiri! Fainaru kauntodaun (1988) ... (series director)
- Raisensu hakudatsu, mô Gunma wa hashirenai! (1988) ... (series director)
 1988 Dominion Tank Police (Video) (parts 1-2)
 1986 Love City
 1983 Midnight Submarine (TV Series) (1983)
 1977 Ippatsu Kanta-kun (TV Series)
 1977 Yatterman (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1977 Ultra-Transforming Magic Robot Ginguiser (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Agare! Kenka tako (1977) ... (as Akira Yahiro)
Show Show Art department (25 credits)
Show Show Music department (8 credits)
Show Show Sound department (7 credits)
Show Show Writer (12 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (14 credits)
Show Show Second Unit Director or Assistant Director (3 credits)
Show Show Animation department (3 credits)
Show Show Producer (3 credits)
Show Show Editorial department (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Eat-Man Killing Gene" Tokyo: Media Works ISBN 4073114212

Alternate Names:

Kouchi Mashimo | Kouichi Mashimo | Akira Yahiro
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Personal Quote:

I hate the idea of 'background' music - the idea that animation is supposedly the main focus of the show and music should only play a supporting role. In my opinion, the music should stand out just as much as the animation. They should always be pushing each other to new heights. [on finding the balance between audio and visual elements of an anime, Newtype USA Magazine, July 2005] See more »

Trivia:

As the only regular on-staff director at anime studio Bee Train, he is responsible for bringing all of the series and shows the company is commissioned to produce to life. Since Bee Train is a relatively small studio, Mr. Kôichi also often supervises and lends a hand to more production oriented tasks such as storyboard drawing and sound direction. Thus, all of the Bee Train projects are very much... See more »

Trademark:

Long camera pans across the faces of characters See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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