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Kôji Morimoto was born on December 26, 1959 in Wakayama, Japan. He is known for his work on Akira (1988), The Animatrix (2003) and Kiki's Delivery Service (1989). He is married to Fukushima, Atsuko. See full bio »
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 2013 Short Peace (animator - segment "Opening") / (designer - segment "Opening") / (opening animation)
 2013 A Better Tomorrow (Short) (animation director) / (animation editor) / (animator) / (character designer) / (key animator)
 2008 Genius Party Beyond (animation director) / (key animator)
 2004/I Mind Game (animation director)
 2003 Beyond (Short) (character designer) / (key animator)
 1998 Blue Submarine No. 6 (Video) (animator)
 1997 Noiseman Sound Insect (Short) (character designer) / (supervising animator)
 1997 Eternal Family (TV Series) (character designer)
 1994 Macross Plus (Video) (animation director: Sharon Apple Concert scenes)
 1991 Ai monogatari (Video) (character designer - segment "Hero")
 1991 Roujin Z (animator - as Kouji Morimoto)
 1991/II Kekkô Kamen (Video) (director: opening animation)
 1991/I Keiko Mask (Video) (director: opening animation)
 1989 City Hunter 3 (TV Series) (animator: opening animation - as Kouji Morimoto)
 1989 Mister Ajikko (TV Series) (key animator - 1 episode)
- Gochishô-sama! Misutâ Ajikko (1989) ... (key animator)
 1989 Kiki's Delivery Service (key animator - as Kouji Morimoto)
 1988 Akira (assistant to chief animator - as Kouji Morimoto)
 1987 City Hunter (TV Series) (key animator - 51 episodes)
- A 500 Yen Job: A Cute Little Girl Wins Ryo's Heart (1987) ... (key animator: opening animation)
- Ryo & Umibozu's Sweet Daddy Longlegs Story: Part 2 (1987) ... (key animator: opening animation)
- Ryo & Umibozu's Sweet Daddy Longlegs Story: Part 1 (1987) ... (key animator: opening animation)
- What Is Love?: Ryo's Course in Proper Romance (1987) ... (key animator: opening animation)
- An International Relationship of Love: My Counterpart Is a Blonde Beauty (1987) ... (key animator: opening animation)
 1987 Meikyû monogatari (key animator - segment "Kôji chûshi meirei")
 1987 Robot Carnival (Video) (character designer - segment "Furanken no Haguruma")
 1987 Original Dirty Pair: Project Eden (director: opening animation - as Kouji Morimoto)
 1986 Firebird: Karma Chapter (key animator - as Kouji Morimoto)
 1986 Megazone Twenty Three Part II (Video) (key animator)
 1985 Bobî ni kubittake (Short) (animator - as Kouji Morimoto) / (key animator)
 1985 GoShogun: The Time Étranger (Video) (key animator)
 1985 Kamui no ken (animator - as Kouji Morimoto)
 1984 Hokuto no Ken (TV Series) (key animator - as Kouji Morimoto)
 1984 Lensman (animator) / (mechanical designer)
 1984 SDF-1 Macross: Do You Remember Love? (director: opening animation - as Kouji Morimoto) / (key animator)
 1983 Midnight Submarine (TV Series) (animator - as Kouji Morimoto)
 1983 The Professional: Golgo 13 (key animator - as Kouji Morimoto)
 1983 Harmagedon: Genma taisen (animator - as Kouji Morimoto)
 1982 Space Cobra (TV Series) (animator - 4 episodes)
- The Ultimate Weapon (1982) ... (animator)
- The Solution (1982) ... (animator)
- The Trap (1982) ... (animator)
- Fukkatsu! Psychogun (1982) ... (animator)
 1982 Space Adventure Cobra (animator: Annapuru)
 1981 Unico (inbetween artist - as Kouji Morimoto)
 1980 Makoto-chan (animator - as Kouji Morimoto)
 1978 New Aim for the Ace (TV Series) (animator - as Kouji Morimoto)
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Directed Commercial for Jet TV. See more »

Alternate Names:

Koji Morimoto | Kouji Morimoto

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Co-founded animation company, Studio 4°C with Eiko Tanaka and co-founded and belongs to the Japanese Animation Creators Association (JAniCA), a labor union for animators.

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