Kinji Yoshimoto (よしもときんじ Yoshimoto Kinji) is a Japanese animator, writer and director. Some of his major works include Megazone 23 and Plastic Little. He also directed several of the Queen's Blade anime series as well as anime adaptations for I Couldn't Become a Hero, So I Reluctantly Decided to Get a Job. and Unbreakable Machine-Doll. Known for his manga and anime productions with manga artist Satoshi Urushihara. The two have with Yoshihiro Kimura created their own production company called Earthwork.
|1985–1986||Megazone 23||Key animation||OVA series Part 1, 2|
|1989||Legend of Lemnear||Director||OVA|
|1994||Plastic Little||Key animation, Director, Screenplay|||
|2007||Genshiken Pt. 2||Director|||
|2009||Queen's Blade: The Exiled Virgin||Director, Screenplay, Series Configuration|
|2009||Queen's Blade 2: The Evil Eye||Story concept, Director|
|2010–2011||Queen's Blade: Beautiful Warriors||Director||OVA|||
|2013||I Couldn't Become a Hero, So I Reluctantly Decided to Get a Job.||Director|||
|2013–2014||Vanquished Queens||Director, Composer||OVA|
|2016||Queen's Blade Grimoire||Chief director||OVA|
|2017||Seven Mortal Sins||Director|||
|2019||Arifureta: From Commonplace to World's Strongest||Director, Series Composition|||
|1996||Langrisser III||Opening Animation Staff (director)||Video game originally released for the Sega Saturn.|
|1998||Langrisser V||Opening Animation Staff (director, key frame artist), Development Staff (visual artist)||Video game originally released for the Sega Saturn|
|1999||Growlanser||Opening Animation Staff (director)||Video game originally released for the PlayStation|
|2015||The Shisho (Master Teacher)||Animation Director||combination live-action and anime|||
- "アニメ / メディア芸術データベース – よしもときんじ" [Anime / Media Arts Database (search results) – Kinji Yoshimoto]. Media Arts Database (in Japanese). Japan: Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved May 10, 2016.
- "New from Japan: Anime Film Reviews". Animation World Network. Retrieved 11 May 2016.
- "Tsutomu Mizushima Directs New Genshiken Anime at I.G". Anime News Network. Retrieved 11 May 2016.
- "Sentai Filmworks Licenses Queen's Blade: Beautiful Warriors". Anime News Network. Retrieved 11 May 2016.
- "Yu-Shibu Fantasy Comedy TV Anime's Promo Introduces Cast". Anime News Network. Retrieved 11 May 2016.
- "Kana Asumi, Nobuhiko Okamoto Join Unbreakable Machine-Doll Anime". Anime News Network. Retrieved 11 May 2016.
- "Hobby Japan's 'Nanatsu no Taizai' Gets TV Anime Adaptation". August 11, 2016. Retrieved August 13, 2016.
- Hodgkins, Crystalyn (29 April 2018). "Arifureta: From Commonplace to World's Strongest TV Anime Reveals New Staff, Visual". Anime News Network. Retrieved 29 April 2018.
- "Shishō 2chan Novels Get TV Anime, Live-Action Film, TV Drama". Anime News Network. Retrieved 11 May 2016.
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