Top 10 Anime Directors [Japan Poll]

studio-ghibli-characters-wallpaper-560x315 Top 10 Anime Directors [Japan Poll]

What You Need to Know:

  • Camera angles and character movement - good anime starts with good direction.
  • With this in mind, a poll was held on Akiba-Souken to determine Japan's top ten anime directors.
  • The poll ran from October 31 to December 1, garnering 346 votes in total.

Top 10 - Top 6


10. Akitaro Daichi (6 votes)

9. Keiichi Hara (6 votes)

8. Naoko Yamada (9 votes)

7. Seiji Kishi (10 votes)

6. Seiji Mizushima (13 votes)

5. Osamu Dezaki (16 votes)


Top 5 - Top 1


4. Tatsuyuki Nagai

studio-ghibli-characters-wallpaper-560x315 Top 10 Anime Directors [Japan Poll]

20 votes

4. Mamoru Hosoda

studio-ghibli-characters-wallpaper-560x315 Top 10 Anime Directors [Japan Poll]

20 votes

3. Akiyuki Shinbo

studio-ghibli-characters-wallpaper-560x315 Top 10 Anime Directors [Japan Poll]

23 votes

2. Tsutomu Mizushima

studio-ghibli-characters-wallpaper-560x315 Top 10 Anime Directors [Japan Poll]

31 votes

1. Hayao Miyazaki

studio-ghibli-characters-wallpaper-560x315 Top 10 Anime Directors [Japan Poll]

159 votes

Source: Akiba-Souken


studio-ghibli-characters-wallpaper-560x315 Top 10 Anime Directors [Japan Poll]
So, first place wasn't exactly a surprise, huh?
studio-ghibli-characters-wallpaper-560x315 Top 10 Anime Directors [Japan Poll]
Yeah, but it's well deserved!