Isao Takahata

Biography

Isao Takahata (October 29, 1935 - April 5, 2018), co-founder of Studio Ghibli, was one of the most famous directors of Japanese animated films. Unlike most anime directors, he did not draw and never worked as an animator before becoming a director.

For the first two decades of his caree...

9 titles Directing Writing

8.1

The Tale of the Princess Kaguya かぐや姫の物語

2013 · Director

7.5

Anne of Green Gables: Road to Green Gables 赤毛のアン グリーンゲーブルズへの道

2010 · Director

7.3

My Neighbors the Yamadas ホーホケキョとなりの山田くん

1999 · Director

7.4

Pom Poko 平成狸合戦ぽんぽこ

1994 · Director

7.7

Only Yesterday おもひでぽろぽろ

1991 · Director

8.5

Grave of the Fireflies 火垂るの墓

1988 · Director

7.0

Gauche the Cellist セロ弾きのゴーシュ

1982 · Director

7.1

Chie the Brat じゃりン子チエ 劇場版

1981 · Director

6.6

Horus: Prince of the Sun 太陽の王子ホルスの大冒険

1968 · Director

7.0

The Little Prince and the Eight-Headed Dragon わんぱく王子の大蛇退治

1963 · Assistant Director

6.7

The Orphan Brother 安寿と厨子王丸

1961 · Assistant Director

8 titles Directing Writing

8.1

The Tale of the Princess Kaguya かぐや姫の物語

2013 · Screenplay, Story

7.5

Anne of Green Gables: Road to Green Gables 赤毛のアン グリーンゲーブルズへの道

2010 · Writer

7.3

My Neighbors the Yamadas ホーホケキョとなりの山田くん

1999 · Writer

7.4

Pom Poko 平成狸合戦ぽんぽこ

1994 · Screenplay

7.7

Only Yesterday おもひでぽろぽろ

1991 · Writer

8.5

Grave of the Fireflies 火垂るの墓

1988 · Screenplay

7.0

Gauche the Cellist セロ弾きのゴーシュ

1982 · Screenplay

7.1

Chie the Brat じゃりン子チエ 劇場版

1981 · Writer

7.6

Taro the Dragon Boy 龍の子太郎

1979 · Original Concept