Jun'ichi Kōuchi

Jun'ichi Kōuchi (幸内純一, Kōuchi Jun'ichi) was a Japanese animator.[1] He is referred to as one of the "fathers" of anime.[2]

Junichi Kōuchi
Born1886 (1886)
Died1970 (aged 83–84)
NationalityJapanese
OccupationAnimator
Known forNamakura Gatana

WorksEdit

  • Namakura Gatana (1917)
  • Chamebō Kūkijūno maki (1917)[1]
  • Hanawa Hekonai Kappa matsuri (1917)[1]
  • Eigaenzetsu Seiji no rinrika Goto Shinpei (1926)[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Frederick S. Litten. "Some remarks on the first Japanese animation films in 1917" (PDF). Retrieved 11 June 2014.
  2. ^ Reporting by Linda Sieg (27 March 2008). "Japan finds films by early "anime" pioneers". reuters.com. Retrieved 11 June 2014.
  3. ^ Japanese Animated Film Classics. "Junichi Kouchi". animation.filmarchives.jp. Retrieved 22 August 2020.

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