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Kazuchika Kise

Kazuchika Kise was born on March 6, 1965 in Osaka, Japan. He is known for Ghost in the Shell (1995), Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust (2000) and Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (2004). See full bio »

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Known For

Ghost in the Shell Animation Department
(1995)
Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust Animation Department
(2000)
Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence Animation Department
(2004)
Your Name. Animation Department
(2016)

Filmography

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 2020 Fate/Grand Order the Movie: Divine Realm of the Round Table: Camelot (animation director) / (character designer) / (chief animation director)
 2020 High School Fleet the Movie (key animator)
 2020 Made in Abyss: Dawn of the Deep Soul (character designer: Production I.G)
 2019 Weathering with You (animation director)
 2018 B: The Beginning (TV Series) (key animator - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.7 (2018) ... (key animator)
 2017 Made in Abyss (TV Series) (character designer - 13 episodes)
- The Challengers (2017) ... (character designer)
- The True Nature of the Curse (2017) ... (character designer)
- Nanachi (2017) ... (character designer)
- Poison and the Curse (2017) ... (character designer)
- The Great Fault (2017) ... (character designer)
  Welcome to the Ballroom (TV Series) (animation director - 1 episode, 2017) (key animator - 1 episode, 2017)
- Voltage (2017) ... (animation director) / (key animator)
 2017 Kuroko's Basketball: Last Game (key animator)
 2017 Napping Princess (animation director) / (chief animation director)
 2016 Your Name. (animation director)
 2016 Ghost in the Shell: The Movie - Virtual Reality Diver (Short) (character designer)
 2016 Noblesse: Awakening (Video short) (key animation supervisor)
 2015 Boruto: Naruto The Movie (key animator)
 2015 Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie (character designer) / (key animator)
 2015 Ghost in the Shell Arise: Alternative Architecture (TV Series) (character designer - 10 episodes)
- Pyrophoric Cult, Part 2 (2015) ... (character designer)
- Pyrophoric Cult, Part 1 (2015) ... (character designer)
- Ghost Tears, Part 2 (2015) ... (character designer)
- Ghost Tears, Part 1 (2015) ... (character designer)
- Ghost Whispers, Part 2 (2015) ... (character designer)
 2014 Haikyu!! (TV Series) (animation director - 2 episodes)
- Removing the "Solitary King" (2014) ... (animation director)
- The Point That Changes the Momentum (2014) ... (animation director)
 2014 Giovanni's Island (key animator)
 2013 Ghost in the Shell: Arise - Border 1: Ghost Pain (character designer) / (key animator)
 2012 Blood-C: The Last Dark (animation director) / (character designer) / (chief animation director)
 2011 A Letter to Momo (key animator)
  Blood-C (TV Series) (character designer - 5 episodes, 2011) (key animator - 1 episode, 2011) (assistant animation director - 1 episode, 2011)
- Kokoro ni mo (2011) ... (key animator)
- Meguri a Hite (2011) ... (character designer)
- Nageke Tote (2011) ... (character designer)
- Hito wa Isa (2011) ... (character designer)
- Kimi ga Tame (2011) ... (character designer)
 2011 Gekijouban Sengoku Basara: The Last Party (animation director) / (key animator)
 2011 xxxHolic Rô Adayume (Video short) (character designer) / (chief animation director)
 2010/II Je t'aime (Short) (key animator)
 2010 XXXHOLiC: Go (Video) (character designer) / (chief animation director)
 2010 Halo Legends (Video) (character designer - segment "The Duel")
 2009 Space Battleship Yamato Resurrection (key animator)
 2009 Tales of Vesperia: The First Strike (animation director)
 2009 Musashi: The Dream of the Last Samurai (animation director)
 2008 The Sky Crawlers (key animator)
  XXXHOLiC (TV Series) (animation director - 40 episodes, 2008) (character designer/chief animation director - 13 episodes, 2008) (animator - 1 episode, 2008)
- Okaeshi (2008) ... (animation director: ending animation) / (animation director: opening & ending sequences) / (animation director: opening animation) / (character designer/chief animation director)
- Hontô (2008) ... (animation director: ending animation) / (animation director: opening & ending sequences) / (animation director: opening animation) / (animator) / (character designer/chief animation director)
- Hitori (2008) ... (animation director: ending animation) / (animation director: opening & ending sequences) / (animation director: opening animation) / (character designer/chief animation director)
- Kizuki (2008) ... (animation director: ending animation) / (animation director: opening & ending sequences) / (animation director: opening animation) / (character designer/chief animation director)
- Fûhyô (2008) ... (animation director: ending animation) / (animation director: opening & ending sequences) / (animation director: opening animation) / (character designer/chief animation director)
 2007 Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone (animation director) / (key animator)
 2007 Big Windup! (TV Series) (animator - 13 episodes)
- Summer's Big Start (2007) ... (animator: opening sequence)
- Supporters (2007) ... (animator: opening sequence)
- Summer Has Begun (2007) ... (animator: opening sequence)
- Steadily Gang (2007) ... (animator: opening sequence)
- Past (2007) ... (animator: opening sequence)
 2005 Tales of the Abyss (Video Game) (key animator: opening - as Kazutika Kise)
 2005 XxxHOLiC the Movie: A Midsummer Night's Dream (animation director) / (character designer)
 2005 Namco x Capcom (Video Game) (key animator: opening animation)
 2004 Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (key animator) / (supervising animator)
 2001 Sakura Wars: The Movie (animation director)
 2001 WXIII: Patlabor the Movie 3 (animation director)
 2000 Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust (key animator)
 2000 Blood: The Last Vampire (animation director)
 1997 Murphy's Irish Stout: Last Orders (Short) (character designer)
 1997 Neon Genesis Evangelion: Death & Rebirth (character animation director - segment "Rebirth")
 1996 Bronze: Zetsuai Since 1989 (Video) (animation director) / (character designer) / (key animator)
  The Vision of Escaflowne (TV Series) (key animator - 3 episodes, 1996) (animator - 3 episodes, 1996)
- The Zone of Absolute Fortune (1996) ... (key animator: Production IG - as Kazuya Kise in English credits)
- The Black Winged Angel (1996) ... (animator: Production IG)
- Reaction of Fortune (1996) ... (animator: Production IG)
- The Edge of the World (1996) ... (key animator: Production IG - as Kazuya Kise in English credits)
- Red Destiny (1996) ... (key animator: Production IG - as Kazuya Kise in English credits)
 1995 Ghost in the Shell (animator) / (key animation supervisor) / (layout artist)
  Blue Seed (TV Series) (character designer - 26 episodes, 1994 - 1995) (animation director - 4 episodes, 1994 - 1995) (key animator - 1 episode, 1994)
- Aratama (1995) ... (character designer)
- Kakemasu! Kimemasu! Watashi no unmei!! (1995) ... (character designer)
- Shizumu yô, semaru hi, sorezore no toki (1995) ... (character designer)
- Saikai tabidachi watashi makenai! (1995) ... (character designer)
- Kanashimi unmei Kushinada kôyô (1995) ... (animation director) / (character designer)
 1995 801 T.T.S. Airbats (TV Series short) (key animator - 1 episode)
- DEFCON-III (1995) ... (key animator)
 1994 Darkside Blues (key animator)
 1994 Bakuen Campus Guardress (TV Series) (animation director - 1994) / (character designer - 1994)
 1993 Black Jack (TV Mini Series) (key animator)
 1993 The Irresponsible Captain Tylor (TV Series) (animation director - 1 episode)
- Enemy! Crisis! We Surrender! (1993) ... (animation director)
 1992 Genki bakuhatsu Ganbaruger (TV Series) (animation director - 1 episode)
- Kotarô ga ippai!? (1992) ... (animation director)
 1992 Talking Head (animator)
 1992 Seikima II Humane Society: Jinrui ai ni michita shakai (Video) (animation director) / (character designer)
 1992 The Weathering Continent (animation director) / (key animator)
 1990 Eiji (Video) (key animator)
 1990 Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water (TV Series) (animator - 1 episode)
- Marie's Island (1990) ... (animator)
 1990 Sol Bianca (Video) (key animator)
 1990/II Maroko (key animator)
 1990 Gosenzosama Banbanzai! (TV Series) (key animator - 1 episode)
- Papillon Dream (1990) ... (key animator)
 1989 The Enemy's the Pirates!: The Cats' Banquet (Video short) (key animator)
 1989 Goku Midnight Eye (TV Mini Series) (key animator - 1 episode)
- Goku: Midnight Eye II (1989) ... (key animator)
 1989 Assemble Insert (Video short) (key animator)
 1989 Patlabor: The Movie (animation director)
 1989 Legend of the Galactic Heroes (TV Series) (animation director - 4 episodes)
- The Lippschadt Conspiracy (1989) ... (animation director)
- Attack on the Empire (1989) ... (animation director)
- Klopstock Incident (1989) ... (animation director)
- Birth of 13th Fleet (1989) ... (animation director)
 1988 Armor Hunter Mellowlink (TV Series short) (key animator - 1 episode)
- stage03: Jungle (1988) ... (key animator: Studio Mu)
 1988 Yotoden: Chronicle of the Warlord Period (TV Mini Series) (animator - 1 episode)
- Enjô no shô (1988) ... (animator)
 1988 Zillion: Burning Night (Video) (animation director) / (animator)
 1988 Dominion Tank Police (TV Mini Series) (animator - 1 episode)
- ACT-I "Crime Brigade" (1988) ... (animator)
  Zillion (TV Series) (animator - 6 episodes, 1987) (animation director - 2 episodes, 1987) (character designer - 2 episodes, 1987)
- Mystery?! Zillion Power (1987) ... (animation director) / (animator: Studio Moo) / (character designer)
- Terror! Demon's Bioweapon (1987) ... (animation director) / (animator: Studio Moo) / (character designer)
- The Beautiful Noza's Challenge (1987) ... (animator: Studio Moo)
- Angry Shutter Chance (1987) ... (animator: Studio Moo)
- Trap of the Shapeless Ninja Squadron (1987) ... (animator: Studio Moo)
 1987 Black Magic M-66 (Video) (animator: Anime R)
 1987 City Hunter (TV Series) (animator - 2 episodes)
 1986 Twinkle Heart: Don't Let's Reach the Galaxy (Video short) (key animator) / (mechanical animation director)
 1986 Blue Comet SPT Layzner OVA (Video) (key animator)
 1986 The Legend of Hikari (TV Series) (animator - 3 episodes)
 1985 Showa Ahozoshi Akanuke Ichiban (TV Series) (key animator)
 1985 Dirty Pair (TV Series) (animator)
 1984-1985 Chôriki Robo Galatt (TV Series) (animator - 4 episodes)
- Otto abunai! Hare, tokidoki sodai gomi (1984) ... (animator)
 1984 Heavy Metal L-Gaim (TV Series) (animator - 1 episode)
- Leccee Mind (1984) ... (animator)
 1984 Plastic Model Wrestling Sanshiro (TV Series) (inbetween artist - 1 episode)
- Juohmaru! Glowing Plawrestling Spirit!! (1984) ... (inbetween artist)
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Kazutika Kise | Kazuya Kise in English credits

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