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吉田 健一
Family name (in kanji): 吉田
Given name (in kanji): 健一
Date of birth: 1969-11-23
Hometown: Kumamoto, Japan
(1969) Born in Kumamoto Prefecture
(1988) Moved to Tokyo
(1990) Joined Studio Ghibli
(1999) Left Studio Ghibli
Web Diary / Blog:
gallo44 絵日記 (Japanese)
Non-anime staff credits:
Character Designer for "Arc Rise Fantasia" (Wii game)
Character Designer: Main Characters for "Eureka Seven Vol.1: The New Wave" (VG) (Japanese)
Illustration contribution for "edge" (artbook from TO Books) (Japanese)
Illustration for "Shangri-La" (Newtype magazine serial novel) (Japanese)
Key animation assistance for "Char's Counterattack" (PS2 game) (OP) (Japanese)
Motion Capture Actor: Ocelot Gun Action for "Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater" (VG) (Japanese)
Motion Capture Actor: Ocelot Gun Action for "Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes" (VG) (Japanese)
Motion Capture Actor: Pale Riders for "Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance" (VG) (Japanese)
Original Character Designer for "Eureka Seven Vol.2: The New Vision" (VG) (Japanese)
Package illustration for "Robot Animation Heroines ~ Sunrise #3 ~" (Mega House trading figure toys) (Japanese)
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Aishiteruze Baby (TV) : Digital Photography (Tokyo Kids; 7 episodes
eps 2, 6, 10, 14, 18, 22, 26

Angel Tales (TV) : Photography
Angelic Layer (TV) : Key Animation (OP)
Animation Runner Kuromi (OAV) : Photography Assistant (Tokyo Kids)
Attack on Titan (TV) : Ending Illustrations (ep 14), Key Animation (Candy Box; ep 24)
Berserk (TV 1997) : Key Animation (eps 4, 9)
Chaos;HEAd (TV) : Photography (Wao World; ep 3)
Clockwork Fighters Hiwou's War (TV) : Key Animation (ep 7)
Cowboy Bebop: The Movie : Assistant Animation Director, Key Animation
(The) Deer King (movie) : Key Animation
Den-noh Coil (TV) : Key Animation (ep 26)
Denkō Chō Tokkyū Hikarian - Lightning Attack Express (TV) : Photography (26 episodes
eps 2, 4, 9-11, 15-16, 18, 22-23, 25, 27-28, 30-31, 35-37, 40-41, 43-44, 47, 49-50, 52

Destiny of the Shrine Maiden (TV) : Photography (Tokyo Kids; ep 10)
Eureka Seven (TV) : Director (ED 4), Storyboard (ED 4), Character Design, Chief Animation Director (ep 50), Animation Director (OP 1-2, 4; ED2; eps 1, 26), Audio Commentary (ep 26), Image Sketch (eps 42-50), Key Animation (See trivia), Main Animator
Eureka Seven - good night, sleep tight, young lovers (movie) : Character Design
EUREKA SEVEN AO (OAV) : Key Animation (OP), Main Character Design
EUREKA SEVEN AO (TV) : Animation Director (eps 13, 17), Character Supervisor (5 episodes
eps 12, 16, 21-22, 24
, Key Animation (OP1-2; eps 13-14), Key Character Design, Main Character Design, Photograph (of Eureka; eps 3-4)
Eureka Seven Hi-Evolution (movie series) : Character Design, Key Animation (Movie II)
Flip Flappers (TV) : Key Animation (ep 1)
Gakuen Heaven (TV) : Photography (Tokyo Kids; eps 1, 3-5, 7-13)
Galaxy Angel Rune (TV) : Photography (Tokyo Kids; eps 5, 10)
Ghost Slayers Ayashi (TV) : Key Animation (OP2)
Giant Robo (OAV) : Key Animation (ep 2)
Gibiate (TV) : Theme Song Composition (OP)
Gunbuster 2: Diebuster (OAV) : Key Animation (ep 6)
Gunbuster vs Diebuster Aim for the Top! The GATTAI!! Movie : Key Animation
Gundam Reconguista in G (TV) : Unit Director (ep 1), Character Design, Chief Animation Director (ep 1), Animation Director (character; OP1; ED1; OP2; eps 19, 26), Chief animator, Key Animation (eps 1, 26)
Gundam Reconguista in G: From the Past to the Future (movie short) : Character Design
Gunsmith Cats (OAV) : Key Animation (ep 2)
Gurren Lagann the Movie – The Lights in the Sky Are Stars : Key Animation
Happy Lesson (OAV) : Photography
Happy Lesson (TV) : Photography (eps 1, 13)
Heroman (TV) : Key Animation (OP)
Izumo: Flash of a Brave Sword (TV) : Photography (ep 1)
Jigoku Sensei Nube (TV) : Key Animation
Kamen no Maid Guy (TV) : Photography (Tokyo Kids; ep 5)
Kannagi: Crazy Shrine Maidens (TV) : Photography (Wao World; ep 5)
Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! (TV) : End Card Illustration (ep 2)
Kimi ni Todoke - From Me to You (TV) : Key Animation (ep 1)
Kurau: Phantom Memory (TV) : Key Animation (OP, 3 cuts)
(The) Legend of Zorro (TV) : Key Animation (eps 26, 31, 51)
Love Hina Again (OAV) : Digital Photography (Tokyo Kids; ep 3)
Mars Daybreak (TV) : Key Animation (OP, 3 cuts)
Master Keaton (OAV) : Animation Director (ep 30)
Meitantei Conan: Joshi Kōsei Tantei Suzuki Sonoko no Jikenbō (OAV) : Photography
Mobile Suit Gundam UC (OAV) : Animation Director (ep 2), Key Animation (ep 2)
Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn RE:0096 (TV) : Key Animation (eps 4-6)
Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury (TV 2) : Key Animation (ep 23)
Monster Musume: Everyday Life with Monster Girls (TV) : Executive producer (Tokuma Shoten)
Moonlight Mile (TV) : Promotion (Amuse Soft Entertainment)
My Neighbors the Yamadas (movie) : Key Animation
Naruto Shippūden (TV) : Assistant Animation Director (ep 131), Key Animation (ep 131)
Nasu: A Migratory Bird with Suitcase (OAV) : Animation Director
Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV) : Assistant Key Animator (ep 1)
Ocean Waves (movie) : Key Animation
On Your Mark (movie) : Key Animation
Only Yesterday (movie) : In-Between Animation, Key Animation
(The) Orbital Children (movies) : Character Design, Chief Animation Director (eps 1-5), Animation Director (eps 1, 5-6)
Overman King Gainer (TV) : Character Design, Chief Animation Director, Animation Director (5 episodes
eps 1-2, 14, 22, 26
, Mechanical design, Key Animation (OP, ED; 5 episodes
eps 11, 13-14, 19, 26

Planetes (TV) : Key Animation (ED; eps 1, 7, 26)
Pom Poko (movie) : Key Animation
Porco Rosso (movie) : Key Animation
Princess Mononoke (movie) : Key Animation
Save Me! Lollipop (TV) : Digital Photography (ep 11)
Scrapped Princess (TV) : Key Animation (ep 15)
Shangri-La (light novel) : Illustration
Shattered Angels (TV) : Photography (Tokyo Kids; eps 4, 9)
Shooting Starlets Musumet (TV) : Photography (ep 1)
Spriggan (movie) : Key Animation
Those Snow White Notes (TV) : Music Performance (Tsugaru Shamisen; ep 2)
A Town Where You Live (TV) : Associate producer
Turn A Gundam (TV) : Key Animation (6 episodes
eps 33, 37, 40, 45, 48, 50

Tweeny Witches: The Adventures (OAV) : Publicity Producer
Welcome to THE SPACE SHOW (movie) : Photography (Wao World)
Whisper of the Heart (movie) : Key Animation
Wolf's Rain (OAV) : Animation Director (ep 4), Key Animation (eps 2, 4)
Wolf's Rain (TV) : Key Animation (eps 24, 26 A)
Xam'd: Lost Memories (ONA) : Key Animation (OP)
Yuyushiki (TV) : End Card Illustration (ep 2)
Zoids: Fuzors (TV) : Digital Photography
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