Masashi Kudō (工藤昌史 Kudō Masashi) is a Japanese animator working for animation company Studio Pierrot. He is best known for working on the adaptation of the Bleach manga into anime, along with the series' creator, Tite Kubo.
Kudō was responsible for the design of some minor characters that do not appear in the manga and from the selection of colours for characters which have not been illustrated; this last task is also made in collaboration with the series' creator.
Kudō debuted as a director for the anime series Re-Kan! in 2015.