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Naoko Yamada is a Japanese animator, television and film director. Working at Kyoto Animation, she directed the K-On! and Tamako Market anime series and the anime film A Silent Voice. Yamada was born in Gunma Prefecture. As a child she enjoyed drawing images from the Patlabor and Dragonball anime series. See full bio »

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Known For

A Silent Voice: The Movie Art Department
(2016)
K-On! Animation Department
(2009-2011)
Liz and the Blue Bird Art Department
(2018)
Kyoukai no kanata Animation Department
(2013)

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 2013 Kyoukai no kanata (TV Series) (key animator - 15 episodes)
- Gray World (2013) ... (key animator: ending animation)
- ONA: Even as You Waver, the Nation Judges You #3 (2013) ... (key animator: ending animation)
- Black World (2013) ... (key animator: ending animation)
- White World (2013) ... (key animator: ending animation)
- ONA: Even as You Waver, the Nation Judges You #2 (2013) ... (key animator: ending animation)
 2013 Free! (TV Series) (key animator - 12 episodes)
- Harukanaru furî! (2013) ... (key animator: opening and ending animation)
- Gekijô no ôru auto! (2013) ... (key animator: opening and ending animation)
- Iradachi no hâto reito! (2013) ... (key animator: opening and ending animation)
- Mayoi no rûzun appu! (2013) ... (key animator: opening and ending animation)
- Gyakushû no medorê! (2013) ... (key animator: opening and ending animation)
 2012 Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions (TV Series) (key animator - 1 episode)
- Senritsu no... Purîsutesu (2012) ... (key animator)
 2011 Nichijou: My Ordinary Life (TV Series) (animator - 13 episodes)
- Episode #1.13 (2011) ... (animator: ending sequence)
- Episode #1.12 (2011) ... (animator: ending sequence)
- Episode #1.11 (2011) ... (animator: ending sequence)
- Episode #1.10 (2011) ... (animator: ending sequence)
- Episode #1.9 (2011) ... (animator: ending sequence)
 2010 The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya (key animator)
 2009 K-On! (TV Series) (key animator - 14 episodes)
- Bangai hen: Fuyu no hi! (2009) ... (key animator: ending animation)
- Keion! (2009) ... (key animator) / (key animator: ending animation)
- Pinchi! (2009) ... (key animator: ending animation)
- Mata gasshuku! (2009) ... (key animator: ending animation)
- Shinnyû buin! (2009) ... (key animator: ending animation)
 2008-2009 Clannad: After Story (TV Series) (key animator - 24 episodes)
- Sôshû hen: Midori no ki no shitade (2009) ... (key animator: opening animation)
- Bangai hen: Ichinenmae no dekigoto (2009) ... (key animator: opening animation)
- Chiisana te no hira (2009) ... (key animator: opening animation)
- Sekai no owari (2009) ... (key animator: opening animation)
- Shiokaze no tawamure (2009) ... (key animator: opening animation)
 2007-2008 Clannad (TV Series) (key animator - 27 episodes)
- Another World: Tomoyo Chapter (2008) ... (key animator) / (key animator: opening credits)
- Natsuyasumi no dekigoto (2008) ... (key animator) / (key animator: opening credits)
- Kage futatsu (2008) ... (key animator: opening credits)
- Gakuensai ni mukete (2008) ... (key animator: opening credits)
- Himerareta kako (2008) ... (key animator: opening credits)
 2007 Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit (TV Series) (background artist - 16 episodes)
- Celebration (2007) ... (background artist)
- Chasing After Sig Salua (2007) ... (background artist)
- Season of Awakening (2007) ... (background artist)
- Hunters' Cave (2007) ... (background artist)
- Chagum's Escape (2007) ... (background artist)
 2007 Lucky Star (TV Series) (animator - 6 episodes)
- Mitei (2007) ... (animator)
- Natsu no sugoshi kata (2007) ... (animator)
- Hitotsu yane no shita (2007) ... (animator)
- Oishii hi (2007) ... (animator)
- Watashi ja nakute mo ôsei (2007) ... (animator)
 2006-2007 Kanon (TV Series) (key animator - 24 episodes)
- Yume no hate no kanon 'kanon' (2007) ... (key animator: ending credits)
- Akaneiro no shuukyoku 'finale' (2007) ... (key animator: ending credits)
- Tsuisô no Kôkyôgaku 'symphony' (2007) ... (key animator: ending credits)
- Kimi no i nai rinbu kyoku 'ronde' (2007) ... (key animator: ending credits)
- Wakare no yasoukyoku 'nocturn' (2007) ... (key animator: ending credits)
 2006 The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV Series) (key animator - 4 episodes)
- Raibu Araibu (2006) ... (key animator)
- Suzumiya Haruhi no Yûutsu IV (2006) ... (key animator)
- Misuterikku Sain (2006) ... (key animator)
- Suzumiya Haruhi no Yûutsu I (2006) ... (key animator)
  Air (TV Series) (key animator - 3 episodes, 2005) (inbetween animator - 2 episodes, 2005)
- Sora 'air' (2005) ... (key animator)
- Umi 'sea' (2005) ... (key animator)
- Hikari 'light' (2005) ... (inbetween animator)
- Tsuki 'moon' (2005) ... (key animator)
- Natsu 'summer' (2005) ... (inbetween animator)
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Worked as an animator and director for Kyoto Animation from 2005-2019.

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Usaully works with screenwriter, Reiko Yoshida.

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