January 11, 1941|
Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
Shun'ichi Yukimuro (雪室 俊一 Yukimuro Shun'ichi, born January 11, 1941, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan) is a veteran screenwriter for anime television series. Yukimuro has had a career spanning four decades and written over 3,000 anime television series scenarios, including episodes of many classic series produced by the Toei Animation studio.
After attending a school for screenwriters, Yukimuro won an award for a television drama titled Chikagorono Wakai Yatsu. He soon began to focus on writing for anime television series; his first was Yokocho Seigitai (Justice Guardian) in 1964.
Among the anime series for which Yukimuro wrote scenarios include Kimba the White Lion, Sally, the Witch, Gegege no Kitaro, Sazae-san, Tomorrow's Joe, Himitsu no Akko-chan, Babel II, Majokko Megu-chan, Dr. Slump, Honey Honey, The Kabocha Wine, Dragon Ball, The Adventures of Pepero, and Azuki-chan.
Yukimuro was the creator of the internationally popular manga series Ohayō! Spank, which was turned into an anime by Tokyo Movie Shinsha in 1981, for which he received the Kodansha Manga Award for shōjo in 1981.
- Shun'ichi Yukimuro at Anime News Network's encyclopedia
- Shun'ichi Yukimuro tribute page, including a list of every anime on which he worked, current to 2003
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