|Born||22 November 1940|
|Occupation||Film director, screenwriter, animator|
Eiichi Yamamoto (born 22 November 1940) is a Japanese film director and screenwriter of anime. He is known for directing the Animerama film series conceived by Osamu Tezuka. Yamamoto directed ten films between 1962 and 1986. His 1973 film Kanashimi no Belladonna was entered into the 23rd Berlin International Film Festival. Besides film work Yamamoto also served as director on the TV anime, Space Battleship Yamato and wrote the screenplay for the 1977 film adaptation.
- Astro Boy (1964) (director, writer) (TV)
- Kimba the White Lion (1966) (director, producer, writer) (TV)
- One Thousand and One Arabian Nights (1969) (director)
- Cleopatra (1970) (director)
- Kanashimi no Belladonna (1973) (director, writer)
- Little Wansa (1973) (director) (TV)
- Space Battleship Yamato (1974-1975) (supervising director, writer) (TV)
- Space Battleship Yamato (1977) (screenplay)
- Odin: Photon Sailer Starlight (1985) (director, screenplay)
- The Sensualist (1991) (screenplay)
- "IMDB.com: Awards for Kanashimi no Belladonna". imdb.com. Retrieved 29 June 2010.
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