Kōnosuke Uda

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Kōnosuke Uda
Native name
宇田 鋼之介
OccupationAnime director

Kōnosuke Uda (宇田 鋼之介, Uda Kōnosuke, born February 1, 1966 in Shizuoka) is a Japanese director of anime. His most notable work has been as a series director for One Piece, including two of its feature films.[1] Other works directed include Ginga e Kickoff!!, Rainbow Fireflies, Majin Bone, and Days.


Year Title Crew role Notes Source[2]
1998 Galaxy Express 999: Eternal Fantasy Director OVA [3]
1999–2006 One Piece Series Director Eps. 1-278 [3][4]
2003 One Piece: Dead End Adventure Director film
2006 One Piece: The Giant Mechanical Soldier of Karakuri Castle Director film
2007 The File of Young Kindaichi TV Specials Main Staff Part 2
2012–13 Ginga e Kickoff!! Director [5]
2012 Rainbow Fireflies Director film [6]
2013 Ginga e kikkuofu! ! Supesharu ~ gekitō! Puredetā tai amarījo ~ TV supesharu
銀河へキックオフ!! スペシャル ~激闘!プレデター対アマリージョ~
Director TV special
2014–2015 Majin Bone Director [7]
2014 Tamayura More Aggressive Storyboard OVA (Episode 8.5): "A School Trip For Just One Day"
2015 One Piece: Adventure of Nebulandia Director Winter TV special [4]
2016 Days Director In production [8]


  1. ^ Shonen Jump Volume 5, Issue 12. December 2007. VIZ Media. 198.
  2. ^ "アニメ / メディア芸術データベース – 宇田鋼之介" [Anime / Media Arts Database (search results) – Konosuke Uda]. Media Arts Database (in Japanese). Japan: Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved January 13, 2016.
  3. ^ a b "Anime Expo, Toei Announces 2 Anime Directors as Guests". Anime News Network. Retrieved January 14, 2016.
  4. ^ a b "One Piece Kabuki Play's Luffy Stars in Adventure of Nevlandia Winter Special". Anime News Network. Retrieved January 14, 2016.
  5. ^ "Ginga e Kickoff!! Soccer Anime's Staff Listed". Anime News Network. Retrieved January 14, 2016.
  6. ^ "Toei's Niji-iro Hotaru Film Cast, Theme Singer Revealed". Anime News Network. January 27, 2012. Retrieved January 28, 2012.
  7. ^ "Majin Bone - The Spring 2014 Anime Preview Guide - Anime News Network". Anime News Network. Retrieved January 14, 2016.
  8. ^ "One Piece/Ginga e Kickoff's Uda Helms DAYS Soccer Anime at MAPPA". Anime News Network. Anime News Network. January 12, 2016. Retrieved January 12, 2016.

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