This year’s recruitment of international student has ended because it reached the capacity.


Yoyogi Animation Academy, celebrating its 40th year of establishment, is the oldest animation school in Japan. Many graduates from our school are now famous and continue to support the Japanese animation industry.

Graduates

Pokemon Series

Director

Hideya Takahashi

Assistant Director

Tamaki Kojou

Animation Producer

Hideya Takahashi

Voice Actor

Nana Mizuki

Love Live!
School idol project

Producer

Kazuo Miyake

Drawing Director / Opening
Original Drawing/ Producer

Hidemi Yamashita

Drawing Director/ Ending Original
Drawing

Yufu Morimoto

Voice Actor

Aya Uchida

Voice Actor

Yoshino Nanjo

Voice Actor

Aina Kusuda

Detective Conan

Director / Storyboard

Shizuno Koubun

Producer

Takeshi Yamakawa

Production

Eiichi Kuboyama

Production

Kosuke Kobayashi

Attack on Titan

General Drawing Director
Character Design

Kyoji Asano

General Drawing Director

Kyohei Tezuka

Storyboard

Hideyo Yamamoto

Action Drawing Director

Yasuyuki Ehara

Your name

Character Design

Masayoshi Tanaka

Animator

Junichiro Taniguchi

Naoyuki Tatsuwa

Sumire Fukasawa

Support International Students with well-prepared system

At Yoyogi Animation Academy, we have taught many famous artists and our friendly staff and skilled instructors will teach you the same professional skills

松本 梨香声優タレント科特別講師

【Profile】
マルチタレント。
劇団の座長である父を持ち幼少より芝居の世界に深く携わり女優として数々の舞台に立つ。
歌手としても活躍。アニメポケットモンスターの主題歌「めざせポケモンマスター」はWミリオンを記録。
声優業としては、『ポケットモンスター』のサトシ役をはじめ、『おそ松くん』『遊戯王』『忍空』『わしも』ほか多数に出演。

大林 洋平Voice Actor Training Course

【Profile】
《Starring work》
Voice actor
・Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon Crystal(Artemis)
・Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V (Gongezaka Noboru)
・Beast Saga (Morgagni, Falcan)

浅田 葉子Voice Actor Training Course

【Profile】
《Starring work》
Voice Actor
・Digimon Tamers (Kato Juniori)
・ARIA The ANIMATION (Akiko Hoshino)
・Angelique (Angelique Collette)
・Heart Catch Pretty Cure! (Risa Shibata)
・Trouble Chocolate (Iwana)
・Wei β Kreaz (Midori Hazuki)
・Serial expriment lain (Alice Mizuki)
・Yumeno Kureyon Okoku (Okaka)
・Detective Conan (Michiko Ishiguro)

海老塚 久蔵Voice Actor Training Course

【Profile】
《Starring work》
TV Narration
・Yokohama Mastery (YOUTV)
VP
・YKKAP 2014 Spring · New product lineup
・E-Learning Education
・American Heart Association (AHA)
・Taisei Oncho Group VP
・Japanese Language Course Materials
Voice Over
・Kyoto Aquarium × Real Mystery Solving Game (youth role)
・METTLER TOLEDO (Researcher role)
・AHA ECC e-Learning (Emergency personnel role)

小尾 元政Voice Actor Training Course

【Profile】
《Starring work》
TV Narration
・Zero Enna of “The Candidate for Goddess” ※ The leading role
・Shichibei of “Gintama”
・Handsome man of “Crayon Shinchan”
・Kazuya Ohara of “Tottoko Hamutaro Ham Ham Paradice!”
OVA
・ “Memories Off 2nd” ※ The leading role
・Toru Sawai of “Monobeno-pure smile-” The leading role

水島 憲弘Voice Actor Training Course

【Profile】
《Starring work》
・”Hasshin! Hiroshima MAX” Character voice
・Narration for the TVadvertisement of Nagai Seminar
・Narration for various version of TV advertisement for Shimizu Entertainment concerts
・Role in a NHK drama “Boshi” etc.
・Member of the theatrical company “INAGO-DX” and performing in all productions.
・Performed as the “Chugoku Regional Representative” at “Gekiou Tenka Thoitsu Taikai 2015”

工藤 恭造Voice Actor Training Course

【Profile】
《Starring work》
・2004 Sony PlayStation “Pacman 8”
・ “AYA” NEC computer game Role of the main character Kazuya Furiyagi.
・”Bonchillas” TV program of ABC in USA Dubbed the School Principal Pasman’s role
・”Glove Glove” PlayStation
and many other works such as Macintosh attached games.

松本 みどりVoice Actor Training Course Dubbing

【Profile】
《Starring work》
・Movie: “KILL SPEED” · “2002 TSUNAMI” · “American Banana Pie”
・Electronic Comic “ANGEL PARA BELLUM”
・App “Fantasy Voice – Voice of Awakening ~”
・Stage: “RED × BLACK ~ What I want to tell you now ~”
・Radio Advertisement

山下 克弘Voice Actor Training Course In charge of Voice training · Chorus work · Music basic knowledge

【Profile】
《Starring work》
・The representative song “Kono Omoi Todokanakute” is used in the TV program “Chart Busters R!”‘
・A tied up song is “Tenjin Christmas he Ikou”.
・It was the most downloaded music of a month in the music website “Asian Qwave”,and downloaded over 50,000 in total.

光安 香織Voice Actor Training Course In charge of Singing Training

【Profile】
Training and teaching people using voice such singers, voice trainers, and voice actors etc from beginners to professional for 15 years at Fukuoka prefecture,.
Responsible for several hundreds of narration, songs, and composition for TV advertisements.
“McDonald’s” “Sanrib” “KBC Jingle” etc.
Distributing music worldwide under the name “525 Stockton”.

結樺 レイナVoice Actor Training Course In charge of Dance lessons

【Profile】
Movie ‘Dororo’, B’z Dome Tour, Stage Show, Momoiro Clover Z Live Concert
≪Major choreography work≫
Takako Osawa’s Ichigo Ichie Recitation play, “Macbeth”
(Also performed as Mrs. Macbeth)
USJ Seasonal Show, Hello Project, Idol Master

櫻井 司アニメーター科

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《代表作》
・食戟のソーマ (作画監督)
・終物語(作画監督)
・幸腹グラフィティ(作画監督)
・結城友奈は勇者である(作画監督/動画検査 )
・六畳間の侵略者!?(作画監督)
・メカクシティアクターズ(作画監督)
・ゴールデンタイム(作画監督)

西澤 千恵アニメーター科

【Profile】
《代表作》
・ラブライブ!サンシャイン!! (デザイン協力 /作画監督)
・マギ The kingdom of magic(作画監督/作画監督補佐)
・妖狐×僕SS (いぬぼくシークレットサービス)(作画監督 /作画監督補佐)
・TRIGUN Badlands Rumble(メイン作画監督)
・魍魎の匣(作画監督/レイアウト作画監督)

岡田 麻希Animator Course

【Profile】
《Starring work》
・”Shugo Chara!” Series
・FAIRYTAIL
・Aquarion EVOL etc.

石原 智之Illustration Course

【Profile】
《Starring work》
・At “Comic GANMA”, “” are serialized. Its comic book vol.1 is now on sale.
・Official 4 frame Manga are serialized in the Smart Phone game
・【Senmon Gakkou JK】 are serialized in the Dengeki PlayStation Special appendix “Monthly Dengeki PlayStation Comic”.

梶本 ちひろIllustration Course

【Profile】
Debuted as a Manga artist for girls comics. Also works as an illustrator.
・Cartoon app for smart phones “Renai Manga Label”, Serialized 3 years.
・Produced Panasonic’s building material introduction cartoon.
・Produced the “Hiroshima Manten Mama” Manga of the TV New Hiroshima program.
・Appeared at the TV program “Ikitagari no” by the TV New Hiroshima .
・In charge of Illustration and coloring in the Hiroshima TV’s “LOVE ♥ Kiyomori” program.
In addition, working on illustrations and cuttings for pamphlets of general corporations.

河嶋 伸幸Manga Course

【Profile】
Debuted as a Manga artist from Kasakura Publishing Co., Ltd. Managed 2 roles. One was as a Manga artist with serialized series for 9 years and 6 months, and the other was as a lecturer at Yoyogi Animation Academy.
The major work is “Garyu Buraiden”. Also famous for illustration, logo and character design.

田中 志枝Manga Course

【Profile】
≪Starring work≫
“EXTRA-HOLE” (Gakken Par Golf), “Hanashi ha Tsukinu!”
Released 5 Volumes (Shueisha Bunko), “Zero karano Seikoshatachi – Rare Metal ~”
(Shueisha HOMEREMIX), “Honto ni Attamaru Nama” (Houbunsha Manga Time), “Warabana” (Shueisha YJC) and other.

清水 博将フィギュア科

【Profile】
原型:ぴろん
・パルメイトシリーズ 弱虫ペダル「小野田坂道」
・パルメイトシリーズ 弱虫ペダル「荒北靖友」
・パルメイトシリーズ ダイヤのA「小湊春市」
・パルメイトシリーズ ダイヤのA「沢村栄純」
・パルメイトシリーズ ダイヤのA「御幸一也」
・黒子のバスケフィギュアシリーズ 黒子のバスケ「高尾和成」
・黒子のバスケフィギュアシリーズ 黒子のバスケ「青峰大輝」
・黒子のバスケフィギュアシリーズ 黒子のバスケ「黄瀬涼太」
・G.E.M.シリーズ TIGER&BUNNY「バーナビー・ブルックス Jr.」
・世界制服作戦食戟のソーマ「薙切えりな」
など、多くのフィギュア原型に携わるフリーの原型師。

島田 雄司Animation Background Course

【Profile】
Graduate of Yoyogi Animation Academy Tokyo School BG designer course.
Mainly engaged in analog background production at animation background companies, “Bihou Co., Ltd.”and “GEEN Co., Ltd”.
Currently also working as a freelance graphic artist mainly in digital field.
Major works: “Mekakucity Actors” “Samurai Champloo” “Gundam SEED” others

野村 久美子Animation Acoustics Course

【Profile】
Graduate from an international school abroad. After returning to Japan, engaged in post production related work at an animation company.
Currently, “fun and fruitful lessons” as motives, developed a practical curriculum that practice acoustic ability by body and feeling.
Major work: “Record of Lodoss War” “YAT Anshin! Uchuryoko” and others

山尾 貴志Animation Director &Producer Course

【Profile】
In charge of the production control of the theater and game works and the production desk at the theater production studio,4°C,
≪Major Works≫
Theater Animation “MIND GAME” (Production desk)
PS 2 game “Ace Combat 4” Animation part (Production Control)
“SMAP” Animation image used during concert tours (Production Control), etc.

松田 重彦Sketch

【Profile】
Graduate from School of Prints at Tama Art University
Worked as a teacher in the Design department at Tachikawa Art School (1996 – 2009)
Awarded at “Recruit 8th Graphic Hitotsubo Exhibition”
Awarded at “the 4th Prints 21”
First solo exhibition, “0m0 Ten”, at Shibuya Art Woods in 2004
Gallery tray solo Exhibition “Gosei Ten” in 2007

Student visa possible. Dormitory available.
School life support both before and after admission.

Please relax and concentrate on your daily lessons.

Maximum deduction of 200 thousand yen with AO-style admission

5 fully established courses

Animator Course

Put lives in drawings.
Learn technique to create animation.

[Target Occupation]
Animator / Animation Director / Character Designer

Animation Producer&Director Course

Earn the planning skills and production skills necessary for animation production.

[Target Occupation]
Animation Producer / Director / Production Progress Coordinator

Illustration Course

Distribute world-class LCD tablet to all students!
Learn the latest digital illustrations in the best environment.

[Target Occupation]
Illustrator / Character designer / CG creator

Manga Course

You can learn both traditional analog techniques and digital technology style using the latest equipment.

[Target Occupation]
Manga Artist / Illustrator

Animation Background Art Course

Background Art is an important part to create the animation world.
With both digital and analog technology, you can draw every kind of world.

[Target Occupation]
Animation background creator / Game background creator

Flow for admission

Request Documents
Fill in the application form required documents
Submit application to the schoolTokyo School Application Reception hour 9: 00 ~ 18: 00
Interview with school staff
Enrollment Notice
Payment for Tuition Fee
Enrollment (April 2018)

Support for employment even after graduation.
Leader among relevant schools.

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