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Taiji Yabushita (1903–1986)

Along with Kenzô Masaoka and Sanae Yamamoto, Yabushita (at the beginning of his career credited as "Yasushi Yabushita") was a pioneer of Japanese animation. After World War II, he changed his work from animator and inbetweener to producer and director. In 1949, he co-directed his most famous short film, "The Animals Play Baseball." When his ... See full bio »

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in Osaka, Japan

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(age 83)

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Yasushi Yabushita

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