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Akira Daikubara (1917–2012)

After working as animator and background settings designer in various short films from 1950, he enters in the Nichido Company in the mid-50s, shortly before to become absorbed by Toei in 1956. Toei's ambitious plans for its animation studio were doing an long feature animation film every year. After the first of them, "The White Snake Enchantress" ... See full bio »


(age 94) in Japan

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Maken Liner 0011 Henshin Seyo! Animation Department
Doggie March Animation Department
Jetter Mars Animation Department
Magic Boy Additional Crew


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 1981 Mechakko Dotakon (TV Series) (animation director - as Akira Daikuhara)
 1980 Little Women (TV Movie) (animator)
 1978 Thumbelina (key animator)
  Jetter Mars (TV Series) (animation director - 2 episodes, 1977) (animator - 1 episode, 1977)
- Samayoeru Planet Zaza (1977) ... (animation director)
- Where did your Dad go (1977) ... (animator)
- Sayonara Otouto (1977) ... (animation director)
 1974 Kikansha Yaemon D51 no Daibôken (animation director)
 1973 The Panda's Great Adventure (key animator)
 1972 Maken Liner 0011 Henshin Seyo! (animation director)
 1972 Three Musketeers in Boots (key animator)
 1971 Kitaro second work (TV Series) (animation director - 2 episodes)
- The Eight-Headed Snake (1971) ... (animation director)
- The Two-Tailed Cat (1971) ... (animation director)
 1971 Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (animation director - as Akira Daikuhara)
 1970 Little Remi and Famous Dog Capi (animation director - as Akira Daikuhara)
 1969 Puss in Boots (key animator - as Akira Daikuhara)
 1968 Andersen monogatari (animation director)
 1967 Jack and the Witch (animation director - as Akira Daikuhara)
 1964 Ken the Wolf Boy (TV Series) (key animator - 1 episode)
- WAANII no kami (1964) ... (key animator)
 1963 Doggie March (animation director - as Akira Daikuhara)
 1962 Arabian Nights: The Adventures of Sinbad (key animator - as Akira Daikuhara)
 1961 The Littlest Warrior (animation drawings - as Akira Daikuhara)
 1960 Alakazam the Great (animation director - as Akira Daikuhara) / (animator - as Akira Daikuhara)
 1958 Panda and the Magic Serpent (animator - as Akira Daikuhara)
 1957 Kitten's Scribbling (Short) (animator - as Akira Daikuhara)
 1956 Kuroi kikori to shiroi kikori (Short) (animator - as Akira Daikuhara)
 1955 Tora-chan no boken (Short) (animator - as Akira Daikuhara)
 1954 Kappa kawataro (Short) (background artist)
 1942 Kyoryoku bokusen (Short) (animator - as Akira Daikuhara)
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