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Kôji Morimoto (I)

Kôji Morimoto was born on December 26, 1959 in Wakayama, Japan. He is known for The Animatrix (2003), Akira (1988) and Genius Party Beyond (2008). He is married to Fukushima, Atsuko. See full bio »

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Known For

The Animatrix Director
(2003)
Akira Animation Department
(1988)
Genius Party Beyond Animation Department
(2008)
Memories Director
(1995)

Filmography

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 2019 Rinshi!! Ekoda-chan (TV Series) (character designer - 1 episode)
- Episode 12 (2019) ... (character designer)
  18If (TV Series) (animation director - 1 episode, 2017) (background artist - 1 episode, 2017) (key animator - 1 episode, 2017)
- Dream Dimension Alpha (2017) ... (animation director) / (background artist) / (key animator)
 2016 Lupin III: The Italian Game (background artist: opening sequence) / (key animator: opening sequence)
 2013 Short Peace (animator - segment "Opening") / (designer - segment "Opening") / (opening animation)
 2013 A Better Tomorrow (Short) (animation director) / (animation editor) / (animator) / (character designer) / (key animator)
 2008 Genius Party Beyond (animation director) / (key animator)
 2004/I Mind Game (animation director)
 2003 Beyond (Short) (character designer) / (key animator)
 1998-1999 Blue Submarine No. 6 (TV Mini Series) (animator - 3 episodes)
- Hearts (1999) ... (animator)
- Pilots (1999) ... (animator)
- Blues (1998) ... (animator)
 1998 Spriggan (key animator)
 1997 Noiseman Sound Insect (Short) (character designer) / (supervising animator)
 1997 Eternal Family (Short) (character designer)
 1995 Macross Plus Movie Edition (animator: concert sequence)
 1994 Macross Plus (TV Mini Series) (animation director - 1 episode)
- Brain Waves (1994) ... (animation director: Sharon Apple Concert scenes)
 1994 Lupin the Third: Dragon of Doom (TV Movie) (key animator)
 1991 Ai monogatari (TV Movie) (character designer - segment "Hero")
 1991 Roujin Z (animator - as Kouji Morimoto)
 1991 Kekko Kamen (TV Mini Series) (director - 1 episode)
- Kekkô Kamen (1991) ... (director: opening animation)
 1991 Kekko Kamen (Video) (director: opening animation)
 1989 Mister Ajikko (TV Series) (key animator - 1 episode)
- Gochishô-sama! Misutâ Ajikko (1989) ... (key animator)
 1989 Kiki's Delivery Service (key animator - as Kouji Morimoto)
 1989 Goku Midnight Eye (TV Mini Series) (key animator - 1 episode)
- Goku: Midnight Eye (1989) ... (key animator)
 1988 Akira (assistant to chief animator - as Kouji Morimoto)
 1987-1988 City Hunter (TV Series) (key animator - 51 episodes)
- The Deadliest Enemy: Ryo and Kaori's Final Match - Part 2 (1988) ... (key animator: opening animation)
- The Deadliest Enemy: Ryo and Kaori's Final Match - Part 1 (1988) ... (key animator: opening animation)
- Sister in Doubt: Mokkori Is Her Guide to Love (1988) ... (key animator: opening animation)
- O Spring Come Soon to Love's Widow: Take Off Those Clothes of Mourning (1988) ... (key animator: opening animation)
- Mokkori Is the Best Medicine: A Pool Shot to a Pretty Hustler's Heart (1988) ... (key animator: opening animation)
 1987 Neo Tokyo (key animator - segment "Kôji chûshi meirei")
 1987 Robot Carnival (Video) (character designer - segment "Furanken no Haguruma")
 1987 Original Dirty Pair: Project Eden (director: opening animation - as Kouji Morimoto)
 1986 Firebird: Karma Chapter (key animator - as Kouji Morimoto)
 1986 Megazone 23 Part II: Please Give Me Your Secret (Video) (key animator)
 1985 Bobî ni kubittake (Short) (animator - as Kouji Morimoto)
 1985 GoShogun: The Time Étranger (Video) (key animator)
 1985 The Dagger of Kamui (key animator - as Kouji Morimoto)
 1984 Fist of the North Star (TV Series) (key animator - as Kouji Morimoto)
 1984 Lensman (animator) / (mechanical designer)
 1984 Macross: Do You Remember Love? (director: opening animation - as Kouji Morimoto) / (key animator)
 1983 Golgo 13: The Professional (key animator - as Kouji Morimoto)
 1983 Armageddon: The Great Battle with Genma (key animator - as Kouji Morimoto)
 1983 Urusei Yatsura: Only You (key animator: opening sequence - uncredited)
 1983 Future Police Urashiman (TV Series) (animator - as Kouji Morimoto)
 1982 Space Cobra (TV Series) (animator - 4 episodes)
- The Ultimate Weapon (1982) ... (animator)
- The Solution (1982) ... (animator)
- The Trap (1982) ... (animator)
- Fukkatsu! Psychogun (1982) ... (animator)
 1982 Space Adventure Cobra (animator: Annapuru)
 1981 Tomorrow's Joe 2 (key animator)
 1981 The Fantastic Adventures of Unico (inbetween artist - as Kouji Morimoto)
 1980 Makoto-chan (inbetween artist - as Kouji Morimoto)
 1980 Botchan (TV Special) (inbetween artist)
 1978 New Aim for the Ace (TV Series) (animator - as Kouji Morimoto)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Directed the animators at Studio 4°C on a 10 minute interactive anti-smoking ad for the The National Institute for Preventive and Health Education in France. See more »

Alternate Names:

Koji Morimoto | Kouji Morimoto

Spouse:

Fukushima, Atsuko
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Trivia:

Co-founded animation company, Studio 4°C with Eiko Tanaka and co-founded and belongs to the Japanese Animation Creators Association (JAniCA), a labor union for animators.

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