Hiroyuki Yamaga

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Hiroyuki Yamaga
山賀 博之
Hiroyuki Yamaga at FanimeCon 2010-05-29 3.JPG
Yamaga at FanimeCon 2010.
Born 1962 (age 55–56)
Niigata, Niigata, Japan
Nationality Japanese
Occupation Anime director, producer

Hiroyuki Yamaga (山賀 博之, Yamaga Hiroyuki) is a Japanese anime director and producer, and a founding member of the animation studio Gainax. He is best known for directing the film Royal Space Force: The Wings of Honneamise (1987)[1] at age 24, directing Mahoromatic (2001) and Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi (2002), and an episode of Gurren Lagann (2007). Yamaga also wrote the screenplay for Gundam 0080 (1989).

He is portrayed by actor Tsuyoshi Muro in the 2014 TV Drama Aoi Honō based on the autobiographical manga by his fellow Osaka University of Arts alumnus Kazuhiko Shimamoto.


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