Morio Asaka

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Morio Asaka
Born (1967-03-11) March 11, 1967 (age 49)
Hyōgo Prefecture
Occupation Director, Storyboard Artist, Animator
Years active 1987-present
Known for Cardcaptor Sakura,
Gunslinger Girl,
Last Order: Final Fantasy VII,

Morio Asaka (浅香 守生 Asaka Morio?, born March 11, 1967 in Hyōgo Prefecture) is a Japanese anime director working for Madhouse.

A graduate of the Osaka Designers' College,[1] he is a member of the studio Madhouse. His noted works include, among others, Cardcaptor Sakura (his directorial anime television series debut), Galaxy Angel, Gunslinger Girl, Last Order: Final Fantasy VII, Nana and Chihayafuru.


Anime television series[edit]

Television specials[edit]

Anime films[edit]


  • Junk Boy (1987; assistant director)
  • Pops (1993; director)
  • Ningyo no Kizu (1993; director)
  • BRONZE KoJI NANJo cathexis (1994; director)
  • Clamp in Wonderland (1994; director, storyboards)
  • Yōgen Kaisha (1994–1995; director)
  • Birdy the Mighty (1996–1997; storyboards, episode direction)

Other works[edit]

  • Attack! Future's Challenge! J League (1996; artbook)
Tankōbon: Shiobunsha, art: Akihiko Tanaka, ISBN 4-8113-0299-0
  • Noel (1996; game, storyboards)
PlayStation game.
  • Ryūjin Numa (2001; storyboards)
Special anime museum screening by Shotaro Ishinomori.
Limited-edition special DVD production included in Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children.


  1. ^ "大阪デザイナー専門学校". Osaka Designers' College. Retrieved 2008-01-20. 

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