Biography

Osamu Dezaki (November 18, 1943 – April 17, 2011) was a Japanese animator and director. He is acknowledged to be one of the best and most influential Anime directors and popularized various techniques that are now considered standard in Japanese animation. Dezaki developed a highly distinctive Signature Style and is credited with inventing the Pastel-Chalked Freeze Frame.

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Osamu Dezaki (November 18, 1943 – April 17, 2011) was a Japanese animator and director. He is acknowledged to be one of the best and most influential Anime directors and popularized various techniques that are now considered standard in Japanese animation. Dezaki developed a highly distinctive Signature Style and is credited with inventing the Pastel-Chalked Freeze Frame.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender -

Known Credits 34

Birthday 1943-11-18

Day of Death 2011-04-17

Place of Birth Shinagawa, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

Rocky Joe(52 episodes)Director
2009 Genji Monogatari Sennenki(1 episode)Director
2008 Ultraviolet: Code 044(12 episodes)Director
2007 Clannad(1 episode)Director
2007 Clannad: The Motion PictureDirector
2005 Air: The Motion PictureDirector
2004 Hamtaro: Fairy TaleDirector
2003 Hamtaro: Miracle in Aurora ValleyDirector
2002 Hamtaro: The Captive PrincessDirector
2001 Hamtaro: Adventures in Ham-Ham LandDirector
1998 Golgo 13: Queen BeeDirector
1997 Hakugei: Legend of the Moby Dick(1 episode)Director
1996 Black JackDirector
1996 Eiyuu Banka Koushi-denDirector
1995 Lupin the Third: The Pursuit of Harimao's TreasureDirector
1993 Black Jack OVADirector
1992 Lupin the Third: From Russia with LoveDirector
1991 Lupin the Third: Steal Napoleon's Dictionary!Director
1990 Sword for TruthDirector
1990 Lupin the Third: The Mystery of the Hemingway PapersDirector
1989 Lupin the Third: Bye Bye Liberty CrisisDirector
1989 Nightsong of SplendorDirector
1987 Treasure Island: The MovieDirector
1986 The Blinkins: The Bear and the BlizzardDirector
1983 A Time Slip of 10000 Years: Prime RoseDirector
1983 Golgo 13: The ProfessionalDirector
1982 Cobra(23 episodes)Director
1982 Space Adventure CobraDirector
1981 Ashita No Joe 2Director
1980 Champion JoeDirector
1980 Nobody's Boy RemiDirector
1979 Aim for the Ace!Director
1978 Treasure Island(26 episodes)Director
1967 Goku no Daiboken(7 episodes)Director

Writing

2003 Hamtaro: Miracle in Aurora ValleyWriter
1998 Golgo 13: Queen BeeStoryboard
1996 Black JackWriter
1993 Black Jack OVAScreenplay

Creator

1997 Hakugei: Legend of the Moby DickCreator
1978 Treasure IslandCreator

Art

1997 Hakugei: Legend of the Moby Dick(1 episode)Storyboard Designer

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