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Yasuji Murata (1896–1966)

Yasuji Murata (24 January 1896 - 2 November 1966) was a pioneering animator who helped develop the art of anime in Japan. Studying the animation techniques of Sanae Yamamoto, Murata produced dozens of mostly educational films at the Yokohama Cinema studio featuring such characters as Momotarô and Norakuro. Along with Noburô Ôfuji, he was renowned ... See full bio »


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Nyago dansu Director
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 1947 Tsuzuku tairyo (Short)
 1939 Nakayoku hatarake (Short)
 1936 Over a Drink (Short)
 1934 Tsuki no miya no ôjosama (Short)
 1934 Mî-bô to ôkami (Short)
 1934 Sankô to tako (Short)
 1934 Corporal Norakuro (Short)
 1933 The Monkey's Big Catch (Short)
 1933 The Larks' Moving Day (Short)
 1932 Nyago dansu (Short)
 1931 Animated Revue Spring (Short)
 1931 Okami wa okami da (Short)
 1931 Roba (Short)
 1931 Momotaro's Sky Adventure (Short)
 1931 Tanukichi no ohanashi (Short)
 1931 The Monkey Sword Masamune (Short)
 1930 The Bat (Short)
 1930 Our Baseball Match (Short)
 1930 My Ski Trip (Short)
 1929 Chukichi wa kaetta (Short)
 1929 Two Worlds (Short)
 1929 The Stolen Lump (Short)
 1929 Tarô-san no kisha (Short)
 1929 Manga: Kaeru wa kaeru (Short)
 1928 The Blossom Man (Short)
 1928 Dobutsu olympic taikai (Short)
 1928 Bunbuku-chagama (Short)
 1927 Sarukani-gassen (Short)
 1927 Tako no hone (Short)
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