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Reiko Yoshida (吉田 玲子, Yoshida Reiko, born December 31, 1967) is a Japanese screenwriter. She has written and supervised numerous screenplays for anime series, live-action dramas and films. Her major works include Kasumin, Kaleido Star, Aria, Maria-sama ga Miteru, D.Gray-man, K-On!, Bakuman and Girls und Panzer. In more recent works, she has supervised the screenplays for Majestic Prince, Non Non Biyori, A Town Where You Live, Tamako Market, Yowamushi Pedal and Castle Town Dandelion. In films, she wrote the screenplay for The Cat Returns, the original films that would make up Digimon: The Movie, Kyoto Animation’s hit anime film A Silent Voice, and the film adaptations of Osamu Tezuka's Buddha, the last one's second film was given a stamp of approval by the Dalai Lama.[1] She wrote the story for the manga series Tokyo Mew Mew along with illustrator Mia Ikumi. Among her works, she was recognized for Best Screenplay/Original Work for Girls und Panzer at the Tokyo Anime Award Festival in 2014,[2] and she won another Best Screenplay/Original Work award in 2017.[3] In 2018, she wrote the screenplay for Violet Evergarden which aired on TV in Japan and is licensed by Netflix.[4]

Reiko Yoshida
Native name
吉田 玲子
OccupationScreenwriter
NationalityJapan

WorksEdit

AnimeEdit

List of production work in anime
Year Title Crew role Notes Source[5]
1989 Dragon Ball Z Script Episodes [6]
1994 Fortune Quest Script [7]
1995 Virtua Fighter Script
1996 Mizuiro Jidai Script [7]
1996 Boys Over Flowers Script [7]
1997 Yume no Crayon Oukoku Script (episodes 9-12, 33-37, 51, 56, 61, 66)
1999 Digimon Adventure Screenplay short film, part 1 of 3 of Digimon: The Movie
1999 Digimon Adventure Script TV series
1999 Kaikan Phrase Script [7]
1999 Saiyuki Script supervisor OVA
2000 Digimon Adventure: Our War Game! Screenplay short film, part 2 of 3 of Digimon: the Movie
2000–01 Digimon Adventure 02 Script
2000 Street Fighter Alpha: The Animation Screenplay OVA
2000 Digimon Hurricane Landing!! / Transcendent Evolution!! The Golden Digimentals Screenplay film, part 3 of 3 of Digimon: the Movie
2000 Ojarumaru the Movie: The Promised Summer - Ojaru and Semira Screenplay short film
2001 Digimon Adventure 02: Revenge of Diaboromon Screenplay short film
2001 Angelic Layer Script Episodes [7]
2001–03 Kasumin series
ja:カスミン
Script supervisor 3 seasons [7]
2001 Rurouni Kenshin: Reflection Screenplay OVA
2002 Jing: King of Bandits Script supervisor [7]
2002 The Cat Returns Screenplay film [7]
2002 Getbackers Script [7]
2003 Digi-giri Pop! Script supervisor [7][8]
2003–04 Kaleido Star Script supervisor Also New Wings season [7]
2003 Scrapped Princess Script supervisor [7][8]
2003 Gad Guard Script [7]
2003–04 Popolocrois Script supervisor
2004 Maria-sama ga Miteru Script supervisor Maria-sama ga Miteru only
2004–05 Miracle! Panzo
ja:みらくる! ぱんぞう
Script
2004 Maria-sama ga Miteru Spring
2004 School Rumble Script Episodes [7]
2004 Genshiken Script Episodic [7]
2004 Jing: King of Bandits in Seventh Heaven Screenplay
2005 Emma: A Victorian Romance Script Episodic [7]
2005 Mushiking: The King of Beetles Script supervisor
2005 Sugar Sugar Rune Script supervisor
2005 Canvas 2: Niji Iro no Sketch Script supervisor
2005 Aria the Animation Script Episodic [7]
2006 Kaleido Star: Legend of Phoenix Script
2006 Rec Script Supervisor [7]
2006 Ballad of a Shinigami Script supervisor [7]
2006 The Story of Saiunkoku Script supervisor [9]
2006 Jyu-Oh-Sei Script supervisor [7][9]
2006 La Corda d'Oro: Primo passo Script supervisor [7]
2006 Ghost Hunt Script [7]
2006–08 D.Gray-man Script supervisor [7]
2006 Maria-sama ga Miteru Script supervisor 3rd season OVA series
2006 God Family Script [7]
2007 Deltora Quest Script [7]
2007 Romeo × Juliet Script supervisor [7]
2007 Mushi-Uta Script supervisor [9]
2008 Our Home's Fox Deity Script supervisor [7]
2009 Maria-sama ga Miteru Script supervisor 4th season TV series
2009 Kurokami: The Animation Script supervisor [7][9]
2009 La Corda d'Oro: Secondo Passo Script
2009–10 K-On! series Script supervisor [7][10]
2009 Tales of Vesperia: The First Strike Script [7]
2010 Chu-Bra!! Script supervisor [11]
2010 Nodame Cantabile Finale Script [7]
2010 Tamayura Script OVA series [7]
2010–13 Bakuman Script supervisor 3 seasons [7][12][13][14][15]
2011 Adult Women's Anime Time (Otona Joshi no Anime Time) Script [7][16]
2011 Buddha: The Great Departure Screenplay film [7][17]
2011 Mayo Chiki! Script supervisor [11]
2011–12 Kimi to Boku Script supervisor 2 seasons [18][15]
2011 K-On! the movie Screenplay [19]
2012–14 Saint Seiya Omega Script supervisor [20]
2012 Tamayura Hitotose Script OVA
2012 Girls und Panzer Script supervisor Tokyo Anime Award Festival, Best Screenplay/Original Work, 2014 [7][21][2]
2012 Blue Exorcist: The Movie Screenplay [7][22]
2013 Mangirl! Script supervisor [7]
2013 Tamako Market Script supervisor [7][23]
2013 Student Council's Discretion Lv. 2 Script supervisor [7][24][25]
2013 Adult Women's Anime Time Script 2nd TV series, Ep. "Jinsei Besutoten"
2013 Majestic Prince Series Structure Nominated – 3rd Newtype Anime Awards, Script [26]
2013 A Town Where You Live Script supervisor TV series [7][27]
2013 Non Non Biyori Script supervisor Also Repeat [28][29]
2013 Yowamushi Pedal Script supervisor [30]
2014 Witch Craft Works Script [31]
2014 The Pilot's Love Song Script
2014 Buddha 2: Tezuka Osamu no Buddha - Owarinaki Tabi Screenplay [32][33]
2014 Tamako Love Story Screenplay film [34][35]
2014 Girls und Panzer: This is the Real Anzio Battle! Script supervisor
2014 Hanayamata Script supervisor and script [36]
2015 Castle Town Dandelion Script supervisor [37][38][39]
2015 Yowamushi Pedal: The Movie Screenplay [40]
2015 Aria the Avvenire Script OVA [41][42]
2016 Haruchika Script supervisor [43][44][45]
2016 Ao no Kanata no Four Rhythm Script supervisor
2016 High School Fleet Script supervisor [46]
2016 Cheer Boys!! Script supervisor
2016 A Silent Voice Screenplay film [47]
2018 Violet Evergarden Script supervisor
2018 Hakumei and Mikochi Script supervisor
2018 Liz and the Blue Bird Screenplay Part of the Sound! Euphonium series [48]
2018 Okko's Inn Screenplay
2019 Ride Your Wave Screenplay
2020 Sorcerous Stabber Orphen Script supervisor


Live-actionEdit

List of production work in live-action television shows, videos and films
Year Title Crew role Notes Source
1999 Bunny Knights Script [49]
2000 Office Lady's Beauty Battle (ja:OLヴィジュアル系, OL Vuuijuaru-kei) Script [50]
2001 Dreams of Romance Script [51]
2001 Parfum de la Jelouise (ja:嫉妬の香り, Shittonokaori, Also Scent of Jealousy) Script [52][50]
2002 Transparent Script [53]
2002 Satorare (ja:サトラレ) Script [50]
2007 Time Limit Investigator 2 (帰ってきた時効警察, Kaettekita Jikookeisatsu) Script [50]
2013 Shiromajo Gakuen Screenplay [54][50]
2015 Innocent Lilies: The End and the Beginning (白魔女学園 オワリトハジマリ, Shiromajo Gakuen Owaritohajimari) Screenplay sequel [50]

MangaEdit

Title Year Notes Refs
Kirameki no meikyu (きらめきの迷宮, Labyrinth of Sparkle) 1998 Original story. Illustrated by Kuni Arisaka
Published by Judy Comics for 3 volumes
[55]
Ai no hate ni (愛の果てに, The Ends of the Love) 1999 Original story. Illustrated by Kuni Arisaka
Published by Judy Comics for 4 volumes
[56]
Tokyo Mew Mew 2000–03 Writer. Illustrated by Mia Ikumi.
Serialized in Nakayoshi magazine
Published by Kodansha for 7 volumes
[57][58]
Romeo × Juliet 2007–09 Writer. Illustrated by Hiroki Harada.
Serialized in Monthly Asuka magazine
Published by Kadokawa Shoten for 2 volumes

ReferencesEdit

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