Jun'ichi Kōuchi

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Jun'ichi Kōuchi
Born 1886
Died 1970
Nationality Japanese
Occupation Animator
Known for Namakura Gatana

Jun'ichi Kōuchi (幸内純一, Kōuchi Jun'ichi) was a Japanese animator.[1] He is referred to as one of the "fathers" of anime.[2]



  1. ^ a b c Frederick S. Litten. "Some remarks on the first Japanese animation films in 1917" (PDF). Retrieved 11 June 2014. 
  2. ^ Reporting by Linda Sieg (27 March 2008). "Japan finds films by early "anime" pioneers". reuters.com. Retrieved 11 June 2014. 

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