Fumio Kurokawa

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Fumio Kurokawa (黒川 文男, Kurokawa Fumio, born October 20, 1932), is a Japanese storyboard artist and animated film director. He directed a number of animated television series produced by Nippon Animation during the 1970s and 1980s. Kurokawa was the series director of Animated Classics of Japanese Literature, included among the "100 Must-See Japanese Animation Masterpieces" in the 2007 encyclopedia Anime Classics Zettai!.[1]

Filmography[edit]

Year TV series Studio Role Reference
1992 Christopher Columbus Nippon Animation Director
1989-1990 Jungle Book Shōnen Mowgli Nippon Animation Director [1]
1989 Celestial Prince or Utsunomiko (subtitled Earth Chapter) Nippon Animation, Toei Animation Director [2]:3317
1987 Grimm Masterpiece Theatre Nippon Animation Director (1 episode) [1]
1987 Tales of Little Women Nippon Animation Director; with Kazumi Fukushima, Kōzō Kusuba, and Yugo Serikawa [2]:1798
1986 The Story of Pollyanna, Girl of Love Nippon Animation Storyboard artist [2]:2411
1986 Animated Classics of Japanese Literature Nippon Animation Director [3]
1985 Little Princess Sara Nippon Animation, Aniplex Director [1]
1984 Noozles Nippon Animation Storyboard artist
1983 Aesop's Fables Nippon Animation Director; with Eiji Okabe and Jun Hagiwara [2]:171
1983 Story of the Alps: My Annette Nippon Animation Storyboard artist
1981 Ai no Gakko Cuore Monogatari Nippon Animation Animator; with Iku Suzuki [2]:1335
1981 Around the World with Willy Fog BRB Internacional, Nippon Animation Director; with Luis Ballester [4]
1981 Swiss Family Robinson Nippon Animation Storyboard artist [1]
1980 Tsurikichi Sanpei Nippon Animation Director (Episode) [2]:2703
1980 Little El Cid no Boken Nippon Animation Director [2]:1783
1977 Angie Girl (or The Casebook of Charlotte Holmes) Nippon Animation Director; with Shinya Yamada [2]:1480
1977 Monarch: The Big Bear of Tallac (or Seton Animal Chronicle: Bearcub Jacky) Nippon Animation Director; with Yoshihiro Kuroda [5]
1976 Little Lulu and Her Little Friends Nippon Animation Director [2]:1788
1975 Arabian Nights: Sinbad's Adventures Nippon Animation Director; with Kunihiko Okazaki [6]
1972-1974 Kagaku ninja tai Gatchaman or Battle of the Planets Tatsunoko Production Director (105 episodes); with Eiko Toriumi, Hiroshi Sasagawa, Jinzo Toriumi and Katsuhisa Yamada [2]:280
1971 Animentary Ketsudan or Animentary: Critical Moments Tatsunoko Production Director; with Hideo Makino and Ippei Kuri [2]:146
1969-1971 Attack No. 1 TMS Entertainment Director (34 episodes) [2]:219
1968-1969 Sabu to Ichi Torimono Hikae Mushi Production, Studio Zero, Toei Animation Director (3 episodes) [2]:2652

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Brian Camp and Julie Davis (2007). Anime Classics Zettai!: 100 Must-See Japanese Animation Masterpieces. Stone Bridge Press. pp. 21–22. ISBN 9781611725193.CS1 maint: Uses authors parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Helen McCarthy and Jonathan Clements (2015). The Anime Encyclopedia: A Century of Japanese Animation (3rd ed.). Stone Bridge Press. ISBN 9781611729092.CS1 maint: Uses authors parameter (link)
  3. ^ Dani Cavallaro (2010). Anime and the Art of Adaptation: Eight Famous Works from Page to Screen. McFarland. p. 199. ISBN 9780786462032.
  4. ^ Bernard P. E. Bentley (2008). A Companion to Spanish Cinema. Boydell & Brewer. p. 252. ISBN 9781855661769.
  5. ^ Bartek Koziczyński (2007). "Mali mieszkańcy wielkich gór". 333 popkulturowe rzeczy (in Polish). In Rock. p. 198. ISBN 9788360159644.
  6. ^ Jack Zipes (2011). The Enchanted Screen: The Unknown History of Fairy-Tale Films. Routledge. p. 406. ISBN 9781135853952.

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