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山下 明彦
Family name (in kanji): 山下
Given name (in kanji): 明彦
Date of birth: 1966-02-06
Non-anime staff credits:
Animation director for "Suikoden (VG)" (Japanese)
Animation director for "Suikoden II (VG)" (Japanese)
Animation director for "Suikoden III (VG)" (Japanese)
Character Design for "Wonder Project J2: Corlo no Mori no Josette" (VG) (Japanese)
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Staff in:
(The) Adventures of Kotetsu (OAV) : Key Animation (ep 2)
Angel (OAV) : Storyboard
Angel Cop (OAV) : Storyboard (ep 3), Key Animation (ep 3)
Anime Sanjushi (TV) : Animation Director (ep 47)
Armored Trooper Votoms: The Heretic Saint (OAV) : Key Animation (ep 5)
Ashita e Free Kick (TV) : Key Animation (ep 40)
(The) Big O (TV) : Storyboard (eps 7, 9, 12), Assistant Animation Director, Key Animation (ep 18)
Billy Inu nan de mo Shōkai (TV) : Key Animation (4 episodes
eps 1, 7, 18, 21

Blue Comet SPT Layzner (TV) : Key Animation (Biboo; eps 23, 32)
Blue Submarine No.6 (OAV) : Key Animation (ep 3)
(The) Boy and the Heron (movie) : Key Animation
Cagaster of an Insect Cage (ONA) : Character Design
Case Closed: Captured in Her Eyes (movie 4) : Executive Committee (Shogakukan)
Case Closed: Countdown to Heaven (movie 5) : Production Committee (Shogakukan)
Case Closed: The Fourteenth Target (movie 2) : Production Committee (Shogakukan)
(The) Cat Returns (movie) : Assistant Animation Director
Chōjin Densetsu Urotsukidōji: Kyōō-hen Gekijō V2 Kyōya Majū-den (OAV) : Character Design
ClassicaLoid (TV) : Storyboard (ep 4), Unit Director (ep 4), Image Board, Key Animation (OP)
Code Geass: Akito the Exiled (OAV) : Storyboard (ep 5), Episode Director (ep 5), Key Animation (ep 5)
Cool Cool Bye (OAV) : Design, Key Animation
Dominion Tank Police (OAV) : Key Animation (ep 4)
Dragon Quest Saga: Emblem of Roto (movie) : Key Animation
Dragon Quest: Dai no Daibōken Tachiagare!! Aban no Shito (movie) : Key Animation
Eiyū Gaiden Mozaika (OAV) : Key Animation (ep 2)
Escaflowne: The Movie : Key Animation
Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance (movie) : Key Animation
Final Fantasy: Unlimited (TV) : Key Animation (ep 1)
From Up On Poppy Hill (movie) : Animation Director
Giant Robo (OAV) : Storyboard (eps 1-4, 7), Character Design, Chief Animation Director (ep 7), Animation Director (eps 1-6), Key Animation (eps 1-7)
Gin Rei (OAV) : Character Design, Animation (eps 1, 3)
Gokudo (TV) : Key Animation (OP)
Greed (OAV) : Key Animation
Hidamari no Ki (TV) : Planning
Howl's Moving Castle (movie) : Character Design, Animation Director
Japan Animator Expo (ONA) : Key Animation (eps 30, 34)
Karas (OAV) : Storyboard (ep 6)
Kusoh no Kikai-tachi no Naka no Hakai no Hatsumei (movie) : Animation
Magic User's Club! (TV) : Animation Director (eps 4, 6, 12-13), Animation (eps 4, 7, 12)
Mary and The Witch's Flower (movie) : Character Design, Assistant Animation Director
Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ (TV) : Animation Director (ep 41), Key Animation (6 episodes
eps 15, 17, 20, 26, 29, 32

Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team (OAV) : Assistant Animation Director (eps 8-9), Key Animation (eps 8-11)
Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team, Miller's Report (movie) : Key Animation
Modest Heroes (movie) : Director (Invisible), Screenplay (Invisible), Character Design (Kanini & Kanino and Invisible), Animation Director (Invisible)
Mon Mon the Water Spider (movie) : Key Animation
Mysterious Joker (TV 2) : Storyboard (ep 20), Episode Director (ep 20), Key Animation (ep 20)
Nadia - The Secret of Blue Water (TV) : Key Animation (ep 17)
NieA_7 (TV) : Storyboard, Art design
Odin - Starlight Mutiny (movie) : In-Between Check
Overman King Gainer (TV) : Key Animation (OP, ED)
Peter Pan & Wendy (TV) : Key Animation (ep 25)
Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea (movie) : Assistant Animation Director
Princess Nine (TV) : Original Character Design, Animation Director (ED), Key Animation (OP; ep 17)
Rage of Bahamut: Genesis (TV) : Storyboard (ep 12), Episode Director (ep 12), Key Animation (ep 12)
Relic Armor Legaciam (OAV) : Character Design, Key Animation
Revolutionary Girl Utena (TV) : Key Animation (ep 29)
Sailor Moon Sailor Stars (TV) : Key Animation (4 episodes
eps 6, 10, 21, 27

Sailor Moon SuperS Plus - Ami's First Love (special) : Key Animation
(The) Secret World of Arrietty (movie) : Character Design, Animation Director
Serial Experiments Lain (TV) : Key Animation (OP; ED; ep 12)
Space Pirate Mito (TV) : Key Animation (eps 9, 13)
Spirited Away (movie) : Key Animation
St. Luminous Mission High School (TV) : Key Animation (eps 11, 13)
Strange Dawn (TV) : Storyboard (eps 8, 13), Character Design, Animation Director (OP)
A Sumo Wrestler's Tail (movie) : Director, Storyboard, Character Design
Super Atragon (OAV) : Key Animation (eps 1-2)
Tales from Earthsea (movie) : Character Design, Animation Supervisor, Assistant Director
Tenshi Nanka ja Nai (OAV) : Key Animation
Tide-Line Blue (TV) : Original Character Design
Tomorrow's Leaves (movie) : Key Animation
Touch: Cross Road - Kaze no Yukue (special) : Planning
Transformers: Super God Masterforce (TV) : Key Animation (eps 1, 7)
(The) Ultraman: Jackal vs. Ultraman (ONA) : Key Animation
Urotsukidōji II: Legend of the Demon Womb (movie) : Character Design
Urotsukidōji II: Legend of the Demon Womb (OAV) : Character Design
Urotsukidoji: Legend of the Overfiend (movie) : Character Design
Urotsukidōji: Legend of the Overfiend (OAV) : Storyboard, Character Design
When Marnie Was There (movie) : Assistant Animation Director
(The) Wind Rises (movie) : Key Animation
Yadamon (TV) : Animation Director (eps 14, 83, 102), Key Animation (eps 14, 83, 102)
You're Under Arrest (TV) : Key Animation
Zegapain (TV) : Character Design
Zegapain ADP (movie) : Character Design
Zoids Wild (TV) : Key Animation (ep 5)
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