Rising Stars: Anime Directors To Keep Your Eyes On

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“Yuri on Ice, Devilman, Mob Psycho, Your Name, A Silent Voice – so much of the last few years’ most exciting new anime was made by a wave of young and up-and-coming directors. Let’s take a look at the rising stars who made these titles and more, and see what makes them so special!”

Presented At:

  • Fanime 2019
    • Listed in program guide as “Up-And-Coming Anime Directors”
  • Sakura-Con 2019
  • Naka Kon 2019

Featured Anime:

Titles with a star (*) were featured with a clip

Fanime 2019

Listed in program guide as “Up-And-Coming Anime Directors”

  • Masaaki Yuasa
    • Devilman Crybaby
    • *Night is Short, Walk On Girl
    • Lu Over the Wall
    • Mind Game
    • Kemonozume
    • Kaiba
    • The Tatami Galaxy
    • Ping Pong: The Animation
    • Ride Your Wave
  • Kiyotaka Oshiyama
    • *Flip Flappers
    • Fullmetal Alchemist: Sacred Star of Milos
    • Space Dandy (S2 ep 5)
    • Shishigari
  • Makoto Shinkai
    • Your Name
    • Voices of a Distant Star
    • 5 Centimeters Per Second
    • Weathering With You
  • Atsuko Ishizuka
    • *A Place Further Than the Universe
    • Blue Literature (ep 11, 12)
    • No Game No Life
    • Hanayamata
    • Prince of Stride
  • Naoko Yamada
    • A Silent Voice
    • K-On!
    • Tamako Market
    • Liz and the Blue Bird
    • *Tamako Love Story
  • Mamoru Hatakeyama
    • Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju
    • Sankarea
    • Rozen Maiden Season 3
    • Record of Grancrest War
    • *Kaguya-sama: Love is War
  • Yuzuru Tachikawa
    • *Mob Psycho 100
    • Death Billiards
    • Death Parade
  • Ayumu Watanabe
    • *After the Rain
    • Space Brothers
    • Mysterious Girlfriend X
    • Ace Attorney
    • Children of the Sea
  • Hiromasa Yonebayashi
    • *Mary and the Witch’s Flower
    • When Marnie Was There
    • The Secret World of Arrietty
    • Modest Heroes
  • Akira Amemiya
    • *SSSS Gridman
    • Inferno Cop
    • Ninja Slayer
  • Sayo Yamamoto
    • Yuri on Ice
    • Lupin III: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine
    • Michiko and Hatchin
    • *Endless Night

Sakura-Con 2019

  • Masaaki Yuasa
    • Devilman Crybaby
    • *Night is Short, Walk On Girl
    • Lu Over the Wall
    • Mind Game
    • Kemonozume
    • Kaiba
    • The Tatami Galaxy
    • Ping Pong: The Animation
    • Ride Your Wave
  • Eunyoung Choi
    • Space Dandy (ep 9)
    • Ping Pong: The Animation (ep 10)
    • Adventure Time – Food Chain
  • Kiyotaka Oshiyama
    • *Flip Flappers
    • Fullmetal Alchemist: Sacred Star of Milos
    • Space Dandy (S2 ep 5)
    • Untitled Upcoming Project
  • Makoto Shinkai
    • Your Name
    • Voices of a Distant Star
    • 5 Centimeters Per Second
    • Weathering With You
  • Atsuko Ishizuka
    • *A Place Further Than the Universe
    • Blue Literature (ep 11, 12)
    • No Game No Life
    • Hanayamata
    • Prince of Stride
  • Naoko Yamada
    • A Silent Voice
    • K-On!
    • Tamako Market
    • Liz and the Blue Bird
    • *Tamako Love Story
  • Rie Matsumoto
    • Blood Blockade Battlefront
    • Heartcatch Precure: The Movie
    • Kyousougiga
    • *Baby I Love You Da Ze
  • Mamoru Hatakeyama
    • Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju
    • Sankarea
    • Rozen Maiden Season 3
    • Record of Grancrest War
    • *Kaguya-sama: Love is War
  • Yuzuru Tachikawa
    • *Mob Psycho 100
    • Death Billiards
    • Death Parade
  • Ayumu Watanabe
    • *After the Rain
    • Space Brothers
    • Mysterious Girlfriend X
    • Ace Attorney
    • Children of the Sea
  • Hiromasa Yonebayashi
    • *Mary and the Witch’s Flower
    • When Marnie Was There
    • The Secret World of Arrietty
    • Modest Heroes
  • Akira Amemiya
    • *SSSS Gridman
    • Inferno Cop
    • Ninja Slayer
  • Sayo Yamamoto
    • Yuri on Ice
    • Lupin III: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine
    • Michiko and Hatchin
    • *Endless Night

Naka Kon 2019

  • Masaaki Yuasa
    • Devilman Crybaby
    • *Night is Short, Walk On Girl
    • Lu Over the Wall
    • Mind Game
    • Kemonozume
    • Kaiba
    • The Tatami Galaxy
    • Ping Pong: The Animation
    • Kimi to Nami ni Noretara
  • Eunyoung Choi
    • Space Dandy (ep 9)
    • Ping Pong: The Animation (ep 10)
    • Adventure Time – Food Chain
  • Kiyotaka Oshiyama
    • *Flip Flappers
    • Fullmetal Alchemist: Sacred Star of Milos
    • Space Dandy (S2 ep 5)
    • Untitled Upcoming Project
  • Makoto Shinkai
    • Your Name
    • Voices of a Distant Star
    • 5 Centimeters Per Second
    • Weathering With You
  • Atsuko Ishizuka
    • *A Place Further Than the Universe
    • Blue Literature (ep 11, 12)
    • No Game No Life
    • Hanayamata
    • Prince of Stride
  • Naoko Yamada
    • A Silent Voice
    • K-On!
    • Tamako Market
    • Liz and the Blue Bird
    • *Tamako Love Story
  • Rie Matsumoto
    • Blood Blockade Battlefront
    • Heartcatch Precure: The Movie
    • Kyousougiga
    • *Baby I Love You Da Ze
  • Mamoru Hatakeyama
    • Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju
    • Sankarea
    • Rozen Maiden Season 3
    • Record of Grancrest War
    • *Kaguya-sama: Love is War
  • Yuzuru Tachikawa
    • *Mob Psycho 100
    • Death Billiards
    • Death Parade
  • Ayumu Watanabe
    • *After the Rain
    • Space Brothers
    • Mysterious Girlfriend X
    • Ace Attorney
    • Children of the Sea
  • Hiromasa Yonebayashi
    • *Mary and the Witch’s Flower
    • When Marnie Was There
    • The Secret World of Arrietty
    • Modest Heroes
  • Mamoru Hosoda
    • Mirai
  • Tatsuki
    • Kemono Friends
    • Tesagure Bukatsumono
    • Kemurikusa
  • Akira Amemiya
    • SSSS Gridman
    • Inferno Cop
    • Ninja Slayer
  • Sayo Yamamoto
    • Yuri on Ice
    • Lupin III: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine
    • Michiko and Hatchin
    • *Endless Night
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