Morio Asaka

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Morio Asaka
Born (1967-03-11) March 11, 1967 (age 52)
Alma materOsaka Designers' College
OccupationStoryboard artist, director
Years active1987-present
Known forCardcaptor Sakura
Chobits
Gunslinger Girl
Nana
Chihayafuru
My Love Story!!

Morio Asaka (浅香 守生, Asaka Morio, born March 11, 1967) is a Japanese storyboard artist and director.

A graduate of the Osaka Designers' College,[1] he is a longtime member of Madhouse. His noted works include, among others, Cardcaptor Sakura (his directorial anime television series debut), Chobits, Gunslinger Girl, Nana, Chihayafuru, and My Love Story!!

Filmography[edit]

TV series[edit]

  • Jungle Emperor (1989–1990) - Storyboard & episode director (ep 11), episode director (ep 4), assistant episode director (ep 6)
  • Yawara! (1989–1992) - Storyboard & episode director (ep 40, 48, 52, 60, 68, 78, 86, 93, 102, 109), episode director (ep 65)
  • Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair (1992–1993) - Storyboard
  • DNA² (1994) - OP storyboard & direction
  • Azuki-chan (1995–1998) - Storyboard & episode director (ep 11), storyboard (ep 5)
  • Cardcaptor Sakura (1998–2000) - Director, storyboard & episode director (ep 1), storyboard (OP1-3, ED1, ED2, ep 23, 47, 70), episode director (ep 69)
  • Galaxy Angel (2001) - Director, storyboard & episode director (ED, ep 2, 25)
  • Galaxy Angel Z (2002) - Director, storyboard (ep 1)
  • Chobits (2002) - Director, storyboard & episode director (ep 1, 26, SP)
  • Galaxy Angel AA (2003) - Storyboard (ep 40)
  • Gunslinger Girl (2003–2004) - Director, storyboard (ED, ep 1, 2, 13)
  • Monster (2004–2005) - OP storyboard & direction, storyboard (ep 47)
  • Rozen Maiden (2004) - OP storyboard & direction
  • Nana (2006–2007) - Director, storyboard & episode director (ep 47), storyboard (ep 1, 6, 7, 9), episode director (ep 1)
  • Black Lagoon (2006) - Storyboard (ep 8)
  • Devil May Cry: The Animated Series (2007) - Storyboard (ED)
  • Claymore (2007) - Storyboard (ep 25)
  • Chi's Sweet Home (2008) - Animation original character design, screenplay (ep 19), storyboard (ep 17-20)
  • Mōryō no Hako (2008) - Storyboard (ep 6, 11)
  • Kobato (2009-2010) - Series supervisor, storyboard & episode director (ep 23), storyboard (ep 1), episode director (ep 9)
  • No Longer Human (2009) - Director, storyboard & episode director (ED, ep 4), storyboard (ep 1)
  • Kaiji: Against All Rules (2011) - Storyboard (ep 8)
  • Chihayafuru (2011-2012) - Director, storyboard & episode director (OP, ep 1), storyboard (ep 3, 25), episode director (ep 25)
  • Sword Art Online (2012) - ED1 storyboard & direction
  • Btooom! (2012) - Storyboard (ep 5)
  • Chihayafuru 2 (2013) - Director, storyboard & episode director (OP, ED, ep 25), storyboard (ep 1, 16)
  • Ace of Diamond (2013-2014) - OP1/OP2 storyboard & direction, storyboard (ep 50)
  • No Game No Life (2014) - OP storyboard & direction, storyboard (ep 9)
  • Hanayamata (2014) - Storyboard (ep 9)
  • My Love Story!! (2015) - Director, storyboard & episode director (OP, ep 24), storyboard (ep 1)
  • Alderamin on the Sky (2016) - Storyboard (ep 2, 7, 11)
  • Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card (2018) - Director, storyboard (ep 1)
  • Chihayafuru 3 (2019) - Director

TV specials[edit]

Films[edit]

OVAs[edit]

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.

References[edit]

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

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