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Michiyo Yasuda (I) (1939–2016)

Michiyo Yasuda was born on April 28, 1939 in Nakano, Tokyo, Japan. She is known for her work on Spirited Away (2001), Howl's Moving Castle (2004) and Grave of the Fireflies (1988). She died on October 5, 2016 in Japan. See full bio »


(age 77) in Japan

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Known For

Spirited Away
Spirited Away Art Department
Howl's Moving Castle
Howl's Moving Castle Art Department
Grave of the Fireflies
Grave of the Fireflies Art Department
Kiki's Delivery Service
Kiki's Delivery Service Art Department


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 2006 Gedo senki (color designer)
 2004 Howl's Moving Castle (color designer)
 2001 Spirited Away (color designer)
 1999 My Neighbors the Yamadas (color director)
 1995 Mimi wo sumaseba (character color designer)
 1992 Porco Rosso (color designer)
 1991 Only Yesterday (character color designer)
 1989 Kiki's Delivery Service (assistant color key)
 1988 Grave of the Fireflies (color key)
 1986-1987 Maison Ikkoku (TV Series) (color coordinator - 26 episodes)
- Mitaka Trains! Lover Boy. Can't Be Afraid of Dogs! (1987) ... (color coordinator)
- Godai's Confession! I Want You to Know How I Feel! (1987) ... (color coordinator)
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She created the technique of outlining animations in different colors to enhance atmosphere.

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