Imaishi, Hiroyuki

Imaishi, Hiroyuki

Given name: 洋之
Family name: 今石
Birthday: Oct 4, 1971
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Joined Gainax after graduating in 1994. Worked as key animator in Evangelion. Received an individual award at the twelfth Animation Kobe Festival for Gurren Lagann, his debut as director of an anime series.

He left Gainax in 2011 after establishing his own studio, called Trigger.

Twitter: @shiimai

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Comments Only the latest 10 comments are displayed.
ryoko6 | May 17, 5:07 AM
goated


Etherius_ZS | May 14, 12:00 AM
22 seconds of orgasm


PleaseIgnoreThis | Mar 13, 12:35 PM
nice


BLOOMer_ | Feb 25, 2:47 PM
lovely smile


chiromancie | Feb 14, 2:39 AM
love this guy's work forever but like others said I wish there was something new that matched classics like klk, ttgl, flcl etc :( hope that little niche doesn't die out but no one does it like imaishi. I remember being so excited and optimistic seeing the direction trigger was going in 2016 but it never lived up to my hype, looking back


BebeHillz | Jan 13, 3:56 PM
hmmmm... Im split... This man has been apart of some of the most influential and greatest animated pieces of art ever created... but recently his scripts and directing has been pretty ass.
Kill la Kill came out in 2013 and in almost 10 years nothing has really gotten close to that. BNA was incredibly weak. Promare was just a visual feast. Kiznaiver was interesting but not really his work. Maybe he's better off just doing key animations and storyboards from now on.


ANDy342 | Jan 1, 12:07 AM
what happened to this dude. Gurren lagan, kill la kill, FLCL, panty and stocking. The list goes on. Yet since kill la kill in 2013 he has directed one good thing in luluco and even then that was pretty cheap and self referential. Even his studio has just fallen off the map. Boom killa la kill then little witch aacdemia but since then darling in the franxx which was a diaster.Hope he can come back to the way he was.


Sol4pA | Dec 12, 2021 7:24 AM
ROW ROW FIGHT DA POWA!!


Passing_time | Dec 3, 2021 9:37 PM
Promare was really good


Rejuvenated | Nov 24, 2021 2:33 PM
Cooch


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