Itano, Ichirou

Itano, Ichirou

Given name: 一郎
Family name: 板野
Birthday: Mar 11, 1959
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Blood type: B
Birth place: Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan

Ichirou Itano is a Japanese anime artist, director, and producer. He has worked in a number of science fiction anime series, especially mecha-themed ones.

Itano is best known among anime fans for a style of action scene that he developed, usually nicknamed "Itano circus" or "Macross missile massacre" by fans; it refers to a highly stylized and acrobatic method of depicting aerial combat and dogfights in many anime, particularly the Macross series.

The Itano Circus is characterized by detailed, fluid shading of the mecha, the close-range acrobatic moves the duelling fighters make in combat, as well as twisting contrails left by fighters and missiles. It is also commonly used in specific reference to an attack where a mecha or spaceship launches a large swarm of missiles with meticulously animated spiraling smoke trails and erratic trajectories.

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Angel Cop
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Arrow Emblem Grand Prix no Taka
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Gantz
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Hokuto no Ken
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Ihatov Gensou: Kenji no Haru
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Kidou Keisatsu Patlabor
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Kurogane no Linebarrels
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Macross
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Macross Zero
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Macross: Do You Remember Love?
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Mahoutsukai Tai!
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Medarot
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Mobile Suit Gundam
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Mobile Suit Gundam
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Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin
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Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin
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Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin
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Nihon Animator Mihonichi
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Ouritsu Uchuugun: Honneamise no Tsubasa
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Pink Lady Monogatari: Eikou no Tenshi-tachi
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Plastic Little
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Plawres Sanshirou
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Popolocrois Monogatari
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Saraba Uchuu Senkan Yamato: Ai no Senshi-tachi
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Sentou Mecha Xabungle
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SF Saiyuuki Starzinger
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Shin Ace wo Nerae!
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Shin Kyojin no Hoshi II
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Slam Dunk
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Slam Dunk
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Souryuuden
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Spriggan
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Star Dust
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Tatsu no Ko Tarou
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The☆Ultraman
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Uchuu Kaizoku Mito no Daibouken
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Uchuu no Kishi Tekkaman Blade
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Violence Jack: Harlem Bomber-hen
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Wakusei Robo Danguard Ace
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RicardosFlick | Sep 11, 1:07 PM
bruh


haydenluvsanime | Aug 22, 7:37 PM
i like the pew pew missiles


Theo1899 | Aug 14, 9:41 AM
Based circus man


buddylee4 | Jul 21, 7:02 PM
Cool guy


cazzgross | Jun 28, 2:51 AM
He looks like the japanese version of Danny Trejo lmao.


AMQtest123 | May 2, 1:11 AM
typical hippie


amaanu01 | Feb 22, 10:11 PM
woah


LucasVinicius | Nov 15, 2019 6:20 AM
Horrível dirigindo e escrevendo, mas ainda me diverto vendo os lixos que ele fez, o Violence Jack dele é uma pérola do trash pqp.


hunter1536 | Sep 9, 2019 1:14 PM
Look at all that, angel cop, battle royal, violence jack, megazone, so much good key animation too, this guy is amazing.


TheDarksider | Sep 4, 2019 11:20 AM
The guy pretty much looks like how he's supposed to, considering the stuff he worked on.


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