career history

KAZUI, Hiroko

Date of Birth; January 25th
Nationality: Japanese
Language: Japanese and English

 

EDUCATION

Master of Pedagogy, the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, March 2010
B.A. in Liberal Arts, International Christian University, Tokyo, March 2008

 

RESEARCH

● Actively researched on “How Brandnew Concepts Form and Construct in Collaborative Problem Solving?: Roles of Constraints Modification and Alternative Perspectives for Concept emerging in a Japanese Ad Company” supported by a research and development department in Hakuhodo. (2010)
● Actively researched and published a paper on “An Analysis of the Structure of the Skill-build Leaning Process: from the Narratives of Senior Animators” supported by a research subsidy from The Tokuma Memorial Cultural Foundation for Animation. (2008)

 

PROFESSONAL ACHIEVEMENT
( 1990-2013 )

Writings

Field trips in Anime (2013). An Anime column for an anime business website, Tokyo: ANIME! ANIME!.
Letters from an anime studio (2012-13). 30 Anime columns for a news website, Tokyo: J-cast News.
OVA Eureka Seven AO (2012). An Anime column of Flowers in Jungfrau, Tokyo: BANDAI.
Eureka Seven AO: Flowers in Jungfrau (2012). Animated video series, a half hour, Tokyo: Bones.
Higepiyo (2010). A TV animated series, 52 five minutes, Tokyo: Kinema Citrus.
Tokyo M8 (2009). #4,7,10, A TV animated series, 11 half hours, Tokyo: Bones.
O-ran-koukou Host-bu (2007). #23, A TV animated series, 13 half hours, Tokyo: Bones.
ARIA the animation (2006). An ending film for animated series, 13 half hours, Tokyo: Hal Film Maker.
Fushigi-Hoshi no Futago-Hime (2005-6). #21 and an ending film for animated series, 52 half hours, Tokyo:
Hal Film Maker.

 

Storyboard Designs

Monogatari Series: second season (2013). Neko_kuro #2 & #3. Oni #2. Koi #1, A TV animated series, 26 half
hours, Tokyo: Shaft.
C (2011). #7, A TV animated series, 11 half hours, Tokyo: Tatsunoko Animation.
GOSICK (2010). #12 & #21 and an ending film for animated series, A TV animated series, 13 half hours,
Tokyo: Bones.
Tokyo M8 (2009). #10, A TV animated series, 11 half hours, Tokyo: Bones.
O-ran-koukou Host-bu (2007). #23, A TV animated series, 13 half hours, Tokyo: Bones.
ARIA the animation (2006). An ending film for animated series, 13 half hours, Tokyo: Hal Film Maker.
Fushigi-Hoshi no Futago-Hime (2005-6). #21 and an ending film for animated series, 52 half hours, Tokyo:
Hal Film Maker.
Eureka Seven (2005). An opening film for the PS2-game soft: Eureka Seven TR:1 NEW WAVE, Tokyo: Bones.
Keroro Gunso (first) (2004). #32 & #34, A TV animated series, 52 half hours, Tokyo: SUNRISE.
Detatoko Princess (1997). An ending film for video series, Tokyo: JC Staff.
Japan Horse Racing Promotional films: Sapporo turf (1990), Hakodate turf (1990), Niigata turf (1990),
Kokura turf (1989), Kyoto turf (1989), Sapporo turf (1989), Hakodate turf (1988), Niigata turf (1988). Tokyo: JRA.

 

Character Designs

Otona-Anime, Jinsei best ten (2012). A TV animated series, 3 half hours, Tokyo: Bones.
Fushigi-Hoshi no Futago-Hime Gyu! (2006-7). A TV animated series, 52 half hours, Tokyo: Hal Film Maker.
Fushigi-Hoshi no Futago-Hime (2005-6). A TV animated series, 52 half hours, Tokyo: Hal Film Maker.
Maho-Shojo Neko Taruto (2001). A TV animated series, 13 half hours, Tokyo: Mad house.
Edens Bowy (1999). An ending film for animated series, 26 half hours, Tokyo: Studio Deen.
Ah! Megami-sama~the smaller, the better (1999). A TV animated series, 52 fifteen minutes, Tokyo: OLM.
Dinagiga (1998). Animated video series, 2 half hours, Tokyo: Studio Deen.
Detatoko Princess (1997). Animated video series, 3 half hours, Tokyo: JC Staff.

 

Key Animation/ Animation Direction/ Layouts

Stranger (2007). An animated feature film, 90 minutes. Tokyo: Bones.
Fushigi-Hoshi no Futago-Hime Gyu! (2006-7). A TV animated series, 52 half hours, Tokyo: Hal Film Maker.
Fushigi-Hoshi no Futago-Hime (2005-6). A TV animated series, 52 half hours, Tokyo: Hal Film Maker.
Wolf’s Rain (2004). A TV animated series, 26 half hours, Tokyo: Bones.
Kenran Buto-sai (2004). A TV animated series, 26 half hours, Tokyo: Bones.
Tokyo Godfathers (2002). An animated feature film, 90 minutes. Tokyo: Mad house.
Maho-Shojo Neko Taruto (2001). A TV animated series, 13 half hours, Tokyo: Mad house.
Monkore Night (2000). A TV animated series, 52 half hours, Tokyo: Studio Deen.
Tobe! Isami (1993). A TV animated series, 52 half hours, Tokyo: Group TAC.
Manga Nihon Mukashibanashi (1993). Animated series based on the Japanese old folk tales, 1040 half hours,
Tokyo: Group TAC.
Nintama Rantaro (first) (1992). A TV animated series, 52 half hours, Tokyo: Asea-Do.
Yadamon (1992). A TV animated series, 98 ten minutes, Tokyo: AIC.
Ranma Nibun-noichi (1990). A TV animated series, 130 half hours, Tokyo: Studio Deen.
White Fang (1991). Canada-France co-production. Animated serried, 26 half hours, Montreal: Crayon Animation.
The Little Flying Bears (1990). Canada-Yugoslavia co-production. Animated serried, 39 half hours, Montreal: Cine-Groupe, J.P. Ins.
Komatsu Sakyo Theater (1990). A TV animated series, 26 five minutes, Tokyo: AIC.