Biography

Osamu Kobayashi (小林 治 Kobayashi Osamu, born January 9, 1945) is an animator and animation director perhaps best known for Magical Angel Creamy Mami. He was born in Fuchuu-shi, Tokyo. He belongs to Ajia-do Animation Works. In 1963, he entered Toei animation (existing TOEI ANIMATION) at the same period as Tsutomu Shibayama and Hayao Miyazaki. He was a chief animator working with Shibayama after having transferred to an A production (an existing Shin-ei-animation). He established Ajia-do Animation Works with Shibayama Tsutomu in 1978. (Wikipedia)

Osamu Kobayashi (小林 治 Kobayashi Osamu, born January 9, 1945) is an animator and animation director perhaps best known for Magical Angel Creamy Mami. He was born in Fuchuu-shi, Tokyo. He belongs to Ajia-do Animation Works. In 1963, he entered Toei animation (existing TOEI ANIMATION) at the same period as Tsutomu Shibayama and Hayao Miyazaki. He was a chief animator working with Shibayama after having transferred to an A production (an existing Shin-ei-animation). He established Ajia-do Animation Works with Shibayama Tsutomu in 1978. (Wikipedia)

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 10

Birthday -

Place of Birth Fuchū, Tokyo, Japan

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Also Known As

  • 小林治

Directing TV ShowsMovies

2012 Folktales from Japan (51 episodes)Director
2005 Paradise Kiss (12 episodes)Director
2004 Beck: Mongolian Chop Squad (26 episodes)Director
1987 Kimagure Orange Road (48 episodes)Director
1986 My Steady Is a Witch Director
1984 Creamy Mami: Forever Once More Director
1982 Tsushima Maru: Sayônara Okinawa Director

Visual Effects

1990 Moomin (104 episodes)Animation Director
1982 The Gutsy Frog: The Movie Animation Director
1980 Makoto-chan Animation Director

Writing

2005 Paradise Kiss (12 episodes)Screenplay

Creator

2004 Beck: Mongolian Chop Squad Creator

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