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Taiji Yabushita (1903–1986)

Along with Kenzô Masaoka and Sanae Yamamoto, Yabushita (at the beginning of his career credited as "Yasushi Yabushita") was a pioneer of Japanese animation. After World War II, he changed his work from animator and inbetweener to producer and director. In 1949, he co-directed his most famous short film, "The Animals Play Baseball." When his ... See full bio »


in Osaka, Japan


(age 83)

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 1971 Nihon manga eiga hattatsu shi: Manga tanjô (Documentary short)
 1968 Saibôgu 009 (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1959 Magic Boy
 1957 The Scribbling Kitten (Short)
 1956 Issunboshi (Short)
 1955 Ukare violin (Short)
 1954 Kappa kawataro (Short)
 1953 Kobito no denwa (Short)
 1949 Dobutsu dai yakyu sen (Short)
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Yasushi Yabushita

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