Tetsurō Araki (荒木 哲郎 Araki Tetsurō, born November 5, 1976) is a Japanese anime director. He was born in Sayama City, Saitama Prefecture, Japan.
Araki is a graduate at Senshu University and worked with Madhouse before moving with Production I.G in 2011. His directorial debut was 2005's Otogi-Jūshi Akazukin. He is best known as the director of the Death Note, Highschool of the Dead, Guilty Crown and Attack on Titan anime adaptations. Araki, along with Death Note character designer Masaru Kitao, appeared at Anime Expo 2007.
Anime television series
- Galaxy Angel (2001–2004) - Episode Director (episodes 15, 22, 24), Storyboard Artist
- Panyo Panyo Di Gi Charat (2001) - Episode Director (episodes 29-32, 45, 46, 48), Storyboard Artist (31, 45, 46)
- Gungrave (2003) - Episode Director (episodes 1, 8, 13, 18, 25), Storyboard Artist (episodes 13, 25) Assistant Episode Director (ep 26)
- Di Gi Charat Nyo! (2003) - Episode Director, Storyboard Artist
- Black Lagoon (2006) - Episode Director, Storyboard Artist
- Death Note (2006–2007) - Series Director, Storyboard Artist, Key Animator (opening credits)
- Kurozuka (novel) (2008) - Series Director, Series Composition
- Aoi Bungaku Series (2009) - Director (episode 5-6)
- Highschool of the Dead (2010) - Series Director
- Guilty Crown (2011) - Series Director
- Sword Art Online (2012) - Storyboard Artist (episode 23)
- Attack on Titan (2013) - Series Director
- Gundam Reconguista in G (2014) - Episode Director, Storyboard Artist (episode 10)
- Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress (2016) - Series Director
- Attack on Titan (season 2) (2017) - Chief Director
- ^ a b c Oochi, Yoko. "Death Note". Newtype USA. 6 (11) pp. 50–51. November 2007. ISSN 1541-4817.
- ^ "Attack on Titan Anime's 2nd Season Premieres in Spring 2017". Anime News Network. July 3, 2016. Retrieved July 3, 2016.