Hiroyuki Yamaga

Hiroyuki Yamaga (山賀 博之, Yamaga Hiroyuki) is a Japanese anime director and producer, and a founding member of the animation studio Gainax. He is best known for directing the film Royal Space Force: The Wings of Honnêamise (1987)[1] at age 24, directing Mahoromatic (2001), Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi (2002), and an episode of Gurren Lagann (2007). Yamaga also wrote the screenplay for Gundam 0080 (1989).

Hiroyuki Yamaga
山賀 博之
Hiroyuki Yamaga at FanimeCon 2010-05-29 3.JPG
Yamaga at FanimeCon 2010.
Born1962 (age 58–59)
OccupationAnime director, producer

He is portrayed by actor Tsuyoshi Muro in the 2014 TV Drama Aoi Honō based on the autobiographical manga by his fellow Osaka University of Arts alumnus Kazuhiko Shimamoto.


Year Film Director Writer Producer Notes
1981 Daicon III Yes Yes Short, Opening animation
1983 Daicon IV Yes Yes Short, Opening animation
1987 Wings of Honneamise Yes Yes
1988 Gunbuster Yes Mini-Series
1989 Mobile Suit Gundam 0080: War in the Pocket Yes Series
1989 Komatsu Sakyo Anime Gekijo Yes
1991 Otaku no video Yes Mini-series
1995 Neon Genesis Evangelion Series
1997 Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion
2000 FLCL Mini-Series
2001 Mahoromatic Yes Yes Series
2002 Petite Princess Yucie Yes Series
2002 Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi Yes Yes Series
2004 This Ugly Yet Beautiful World Yes Series
2005 He Is My Master Series
2007 Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann Series
2008 Corpse Princess: Aka/Kuro Yes
2011 The Mystic Archives of Dantalian Yes Screenplay
2016 Omoi no Kakera Short
TBD The Zero Century Yes
TBD Uru in Blue Yes Yes


  1. ^ "Anime Limited Licenses Wings of Honneamise Film". Anime News Network. 2014-05-22. Retrieved 2014-08-30.

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