STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 530 this week

Isao Takahata (1935–2018)


Isao Takahata was born on October 29, 1935 in Ise, Mie, Japan. He was a director and writer, known for The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (2013), Grave of the Fireflies (1988) and Only Yesterday (1991). He died on April 5, 2018 in Tokyo, Japan. See full bio »

Died:

(age 82) in Tokyo, Japan

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

Editorial Lists

Related lists from IMDb editors

a list of 208 images
updated 1 day ago
 

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 30 people
created 04 Sep 2013
 
a list of 25 people
created 27 Feb 2017
 
a list of 46 people
created 08 Jul 2015
 
a list of 41 people
created 15 Jan 2016
 
a list of 24 people
created 06 Dec 2016
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Isao Takahata's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 16 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Grave of the Fireflies
(1988)
Only Yesterday
Only Yesterday Director
(1991)
Pom Poko
Pom Poko Director
(1994)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Director (28 credits)
 2003 Fuyu no hi (Short)
 1994 Pom Poko
 1987 The Story of Yanagawa's Canals (Documentary)
  Jarinko Chie (TV Series) (4 episodes, 1981 - 1982) (chief director - 60 episodes, 1981 - 1983)
- Saishûkai to wa iu mono no... (1983) ... (chief director)
- Ôen danchô ga yattekita (1983) ... (chief director)
- Tetsu no atama wa Kachikachi-yama (1983) ... (chief director)
- Puropôzu sareta Yoshie-han! (1983) ... (chief director)
- Aa! Seiki no ragubî kessen!! (1983) ... (chief director)
 1981 Jarinko Chie
 1979 Anne of Green Gables (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1978 Mirai shônen Konan (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Sarupêjisen (1978)
- Rao hakase (1978)
 1977 Heidi a scuola (directed by)
 1974 Heidi: A Girl of the Alps (TV Series) (52 episodes)
- Mata au hi made (1974)
- Kurara ga aruita (1974)
- Tatte goran (1974)
- Chiisana kibô (1974)
 1974 Heidi in the Mountains (directed by)
 1973 Isamu the Wilderness Boy (TV Series)
 1972 Panda! Go Panda! (Short)
 1971-1972 Lupin the 3rd (TV Series) (second director - 15 episodes)
- The Great Gold Showdown! (1972) ... (second director)
- The First Move Wins Computer Operation! (1972) ... (second director)
- Rescue the Tomboy! (1972) ... (second director)
- Catch the Phony Lupin! (1972) ... (second director)
- Which of the Third Generation Will Win! (1972) ... (second director)
 1971-1972 Apache yakyûgun (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Picchâ Abashiri (1972)
 1971 Gegege no Kitarô (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Oshimagari (1971)
 1969 Môretsu atarô (TV Series)
 1963 Okami shônen Ken (TV Series)
Show Show Writer (11 credits)
Show Show Producer (3 credits)
Show Show Art department (2 credits)
Show Show Second Unit Director or Assistant Director (2 credits)
Show Show Animation department (1 credit)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (7 credits)
Edit

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Tetsu Takemoto
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

Is a big fan of Nemuri Kyoshiro films. Nemuri Kyoshiro is a sleepy-eyed, outlaw swordsman who is the son of a Japanese mother and a foreign father, who had a series of novels beginning in 1956. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently shows a non-urban area at some point/entirely in his films. See more »

Nickname:

Paku-san

Star Sign:

Scorpio

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed