Yoshiki Sakurai (櫻井圭記 Sakurai Yoshiki, born 9 June 1977) is a Japanese screenwriter.
Sakurai was born in Tochigi, Japan. He returned there when he was 13, and graduated from University of Tokyo, majoring in Economics. His theses concerning Japanese animation and subculture, won several awards. While he was a college student, he participated in the Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex anime television series as a screenwriter, writing 8 episodes. After graduation, he was employed at Production I.G. and participated in the second series, Ghost in the Shell: S.A.C. 2nd GIG and a TV movie, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - Solid State Society, as a screenwriter.
- Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex (Screenwriter; eps3,8,11,12,15,17,24,25)
- Ghost in the Shell: S.A.C. 2nd GIG (Screenwriter; eps1,10,14,24)
- Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit (Screenwriter; eps3,8,12,16,20,24)
- Blood+ (Screenwriter; eps 3, 11, 20)
- xxxHolic (Screenwriter; eps2,5,9,13,19,SP)
- xxxHolic:Kei (Screenwriter; ep7)
- Otogi Zoshi (Chief Screenwriter; eps1,6,13,18,24,26)
- Real Drive (Screenwriter; eps8,10,17,24)
- Appleseed XIII (Screenwriter; eps2,4,10,13)
- Ojarumaru (Screenwriter; from 10th season)
- Kutikula (manga)
- Tachikomatic Days (manga)
- God Voice (manga)
- Philosophia Robotica (critique)