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Yasuji Murata (1896–1966)

Yasuji Murata (24 January 1896 - 2 November 1966) was a pioneering animator who helped develop the art of anime in Japan. Studying the animation techniques of Sanae Yamamoto, Murata produced dozens of mostly educational films at the Yokohama Cinema studio featuring such characters as Momotarô and Norakuro. Along with Noburô Ôfuji, he was renowned ... See full bio »

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Known For

Manga: Kobutori
Manga: Kobutori Director
(1929)
Manga: Sarumasamune
(1931)
Oira no yakyû
Oira no yakyû Director
(1930)
Tarô-san no kisha
(1929)

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 1947 Tsuzuku tairyo (Short)
 1939 Nakayoku hatarake (Short)
 1936 Izakaya no ichiya (Short)
 1935 Umi no mizu wa naze karai (Short)
 1934 Tsuki no miya no ôjosama (Short)
 1934 Mî-bô to ôkami (Short)
 1934 Sankô to tako (Short)
 1934 Norakuro gochô (Short)
 1933 Manga: Osaru no tairyo (Short)
 1933 Hibari no yadogae (Short)
 1932 Umi no Momotarô (Short)
 1932 Taiiku day (Short)
 1931 Sora no Momotarô (Short)
 1931 Tanukichi no ohanashi (Short)
 1931 Manga: Kômori (Short)
 1931 Manga: Sarumasamune (Short)
 1931 Manga review: Haru (Short)
 1931 Okami wa okami da (Short)
 1931 Roba (Short)
 1930 Manga: Oira no ski (Short)
 1930 Oira no yakyû (Short)
 1929 Manga: Kobutori (Short)
 1929 Tarô-san no kisha (Short)
 1929 Manga: Kaeru wa kaeru (Short)
 1929 Chukichi wa kaetta (Short)
 1929 Futatsuno sekai (Short)
 1928 Dobutsu olympic taikai (Short)
 1928 Bunbuku-chagama (Short)
 1928 Manga: Hanasaka-jijii (Short)
 1927 Tako no hone (Short)
 1927 Sarukani-gassen (Short)
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