Toyoo Ashida

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Toyoo Ashida
芦田豊雄
Born (1944-04-21)April 21, 1944
Chiba, Japan
Died July 23, 2011(2011-07-23) (aged 67)
Other names Monta Ibu (伊武 紋太 Ibu Monta)
Yutaka Egota (江古田 豊 Egota Yutaka)
Occupation anime director, character designer, animator, screenwriter
Years active 1965–2009
Website
http://www3.ocn.ne.jp/~indoli/

Toyoo Ashida (芦田 豊雄 Ashida Toyoo?, April 21, 1944 – July 23, 2011) was an anime character designer, animation director and director. He was most notable for directing the Fist of the North Star Series and Vampire Hunter D and for character designs on Vifam, Wataru, Minky Momo and F-Zero GP Legend. He is the founder of the anime production studio, Studio Live and as well as the Japanese Animation Creators Association (JAniCA) along with Satoshi Kon.

His designs are similar to those of Akira Toriyama. Toyoo got his style while working on Dr. Slump.

Notable works as character design and animator[edit]

Notable works as director[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "禁断の黙示録 クリスタル・トライアングル(1987)". allcinema.net (in Japanese). Stingray. Retrieved 2013-11-17. 

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