Hideaki Anno (Animator and film director)

Hideaki Anno

Hideaki Anno is a Japanese animation and film director who has also appeared as an actor in several live-action movies. He is best known for his work on the anime series Neon Genesis Evangelion.

Native name
庵野秀明 (ANNO Hideako)
Animator and film director
Ube, Yamaguchi Prefecture
May 22, 1960 (age 56)
Moyoco Anno

Filmography as actor

Year Movie Role
2013 The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness Himself
2013 The Wind Rises Jiro
2010 Death Kappa
2007 Welcome to the Quiet Room
2006 Sinking of Japan
2005 Funky Forest: The First Contact Hasuda
2004 Otakus in Love
2004 The Taste of Tea Kasugabe

Latest news

  • Shiki-Jitsu Japanese movie poster

    Review: Shiki-Jitsu

    Shiki-Jitsu (literally “Ritual Day”) was Hideaki Anno’s second live-action feature film—the first being Love & Pop. But visually, the two films couldn’t be further apart. Although...

    10 years ago


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Last Updated 09 Mar 2014 at 23:13