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Yasuomi Umetsu (I)


Yasuomi Umetsu was born on December 19, 1960 in Fukushima, Japan. He is a director, known for Akira (1988), Grave of the Fireflies (1988) and Mezzo Forte (2000). See full bio »

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Known For

Akira Animation Department
(1988)
Grave of the Fireflies Animation Department
(1988)
Mezzo Forte Animation Department
(2000-2001)
Mezzo DSA Animation Department
(2004)

Filmography

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 2018 Kokkoku (TV Series) (original character designer - 12 episodes)
- The Twelveth Moment (2018) ... (original character designer)
- The Eleventh Moment (2018) ... (original character designer)
- The Tenth Moment (2018) ... (original character designer)
- The Ninth Moment (2018) ... (original character designer)
- The Eighth Moment (2018) ... (original character designer)
 2018 Bungo Stray Dogs: Dead Apple (key animator)
 2016 Persona 5 the Animation: The Day Breakers (TV Movie) (key animator)
 2016 Kizumonogatari Part 1: Tekketsu (key animator)
 2012 Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part 2: Eternal (key animator: opening sequence)
 2012 Blood-C: The Last Dark (key animator)
 2011 Ikki tousen: Shugaku Toshi Keppu-roku (TV Movie) (key animator)
 2011 No. 6 (TV Mini Series) (key animator - 1 episode)
- Tell Me the Truth (2011) ... (key animator)
 2011 Blood-C (TV Series) (key animator - 1 episode)
- Kimi ga Tame (2011) ... (key animator)
 2010 Book Girl (key animator)
 2010 Dante's Inferno: An Animated Epic (Video) (animation director: Production I.G.)
 2008 Hyakko (TV Series) (animator - 2 episodes)
- Yonin tora o nasu (2008) ... (animator)
- Torako ai mamireru (2008) ... (animator)
 2008 Casshern Sins (TV Series) (key animator - 1 episode)
- Onore no shimei no moto ni (2008) ... (key animator)
 2007 Kite Liberator (Video) (animation director) / (character designer) / (key animator)
 2007 Ikki tousen (TV Series) (key animator - 1 episode)
- The Movements of a Newborn Dragon's Spirit (2007) ... (key animator)
 2006 Welcome to the N.H.K. (TV Series) (key animator - 1 episode)
- Welcome to the Project! (2006) ... (key animator: opening credits)
 2006 Girl's High (TV Series) (animator - 12 episodes)
- Baka, hateshinaku baka (2006) ... (animator: ending sequence)
- Sakijo Hirentan: Omoi, saigetsu o koete (2006) ... (animator: ending sequence)
- Megane! Megane! Megane! (2006) ... (animator: ending sequence)
- Saraba! Kôda akari (2006) ... (animator: ending sequence)
- Uchira mo mukashi wa wakakatta: Bakku to za sûnenmae (2006) ... (animator: ending sequence)
 2004 Crimson Climax (Video short) (key animator)
  Mezzo DSA (TV Series) (animation director - 13 episodes, 2004) (animator - 13 episodes, 2004) (character designer - 13 episodes, 2004) (key animator - 1 episode, 2004)
- Yume no Kara (2004) ... (animation director: opening & ending sequences) / (animator: opening & ending sequences) / (character designer)
- Shiko no Kara (2004) ... (animation director: opening & ending sequences) / (animator: opening & ending sequences) / (character designer)
- Sen Oku no Kara (2004) ... (animation director: opening & ending sequences) / (animator: opening & ending sequences) / (character designer)
- Genso no Kara (2004) ... (animation director: opening & ending sequences) / (animator: opening & ending sequences) / (character designer)
- Fuko no Kara (2004) ... (animation director: opening & ending sequences) / (animator: opening & ending sequences) / (character designer)
 2004 Elfen Lied (TV Mini Series) (animator - 5 episodes)
- No Return (2004) ... (animator - as Paolo Locci Umezô)
- Complication (2004) ... (animator)
- The Very Beginning (2004) ... (animator - as Paolo Locci Umezô)
- Within Heart (2004) ... (animator)
- Encounter (2004) ... (animator)
 2003 R.O.D the TV (TV Series) (key animator - 1 episode)
- Jinbo-cho de aimasho (2003) ... (key animator)
 2003 Last Exile (TV Series) (key animator - 1 episode)
- Fairy Chess (2003) ... (key animator)
 2002 Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex (TV Series) (key animator - 1 episode)
- C: The Visual Device Will Laugh - Intercepter (2002) ... (key animator)
 2002 Nakoruru - Ano hito kara no okurimono: Kyôri no iyû hen (Video short) (character designer) / (key animator)
  Mezzo Forte (TV Mini Series) (animation director - 2 episodes, 2000 - 2001) (animator - 2 episodes, 2000 - 2001) (character designer - 2 episodes, 2000 - 2001)
- Episode #1.2 (2001) ... (animation director) / (animator) / (character designer)
- Episode #1.1 (2000) ... (animation director) / (animator) / (character designer)
 2001 R.O.D Read or Die (TV Mini Series short) (animator)
 1999 Sol Bianca: The Legacy (TV Mini Series) (key animator)
 1998 Spriggan (key animator)
 1997 Kimera (Video) (character designer)
 1997 Strange Love (TV Mini Series) (character designer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... (character designer - as Yasuomi Umezu)
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... (character designer - as Yasuomi Umezu)
 1996 Cool Devices (TV Mini Series) (character designer - 1 episode)
- Operation 07: Yellow Star (1996) ... (character designer - as Yasuomi Umezu)
 1996 Lupin III: Dead or Alive (animator) / (key animator)
 1996 Kodocha (TV Series) (key animator)
  Gatchaman (TV Mini Series) (animation director - 3 episodes, 1994 - 1995) (character designer - 3 episodes, 1994 - 1995)
- The Final Countdown (1995) ... (animation director) / (character designer)
- The Red Specter (1995) ... (animation director) / (character designer)
- Gatchaman vs. Dragon King (1994) ... (animation director) / (character designer)
 1994 Hen (TV Series) (character designer)
 1994 Darkside Blues (key animator)
 1994 I'm Not an Angel (Video short) (character designer) / (chief animation director) / (key animator)
 1993 Ellcia (Video) (animation director) / (character designer)
 1993 Casshan: Robot Hunter (TV Mini Series) (character designer)
 1991 Soukou Kyojin Z-Knight (Video short) (character designer) / (key animator)
 1991 Urusei Yatsura 6: Always My Darling (key animator)
 1990 Nineteen (Video short) (key animator)
 1990 A Wind Named Amnesia (Video) (animator)
 1990 Angel (Video) (key animator)
 1990 Devilman (TV Mini Series) (key animator - 1 episode)
- Yocho Sirène Hen (Evil Bird Siren Volume) (1990) ... (key animator)
 1989 Angel Cop (TV Mini Series) (animation director) / (key animator)
 1989 Dog Soldier: Shadows of the Past (Video) (key animator)
 1988 Akira (key animator)
 1988 Grave of the Fireflies (key animator)
 1987 Lily C.A.T. (Video) (character designer)
 1987 Robot Carnival (Video) (character designer - segment "Presence")
 1986 Outlanders (Video) (key animator)
 1986 Time Stranger (animator)
 1986 Megazone 23 Part II: Please Give Me Your Secret (Video) (chief animation director) / (key animator: Kaname Production)
  Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam (TV Series) (animation director - 26 episodes, 1985 - 1986) (animator - 24 episodes, 1985)
- Riders in the Skies (1986) ... (animation director: opening/ending sequences)
- Casualties of War (1986) ... (animation director: opening/ending sequences)
- The Mirror of Rosamia (1986) ... (animation director: opening/ending sequences)
- A Descent into the Maelstrom (1986) ... (animation director: opening/ending sequences)
- Scirocco Rises (1986) ... (animation director: opening/ending sequences)
 1985 Megazone 23 (Video) (key animation)
 1985 The Dagger of Kamui (key animator)
 1984 Lensman (animator)
 1984 The Star of Cottonland (assistant animation director)
  Stop!! Hibari-kun! (TV Series) (animator - 3 episodes, 1983 - 1984) (animation director - 2 episodes, 1983)
- Ahem! Shouwa's Okita-kun!! (1984) ... (animator)
- Seiji-san's Intense Day (1983) ... (animation director) / (animator)
- Suzume's Boyfriend (1983) ... (animation director) / (animator)
 1983 Barefoot Gen (key animator)
 1983 Arcadia of My Youth: Infinite Course SSX (TV Series) (key animator - 1 episode)
- Emerarudas kyûshutsu (1983) ... (key animator)
 1982 Arcadia of My Youth (inbetween checker)
 1982 Future War 1986 (inbetween artist)
 1982 Queen Millennia (inbetween artist)
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Alternate Names:

Yasoumi Umetsu | Yasuomi Umezu | Paolo Locci Umezô

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