Yasuhiro Takemoto

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Yasuhiro Takemoto
Born (1972-04-05) April 5, 1972 (age 47)
OccupationAnimator, television and film director

Yasuhiro Takemoto (武本 康弘, Takemoto Yasuhiro, born April 5, 1972[1]) is a Japanese animator, television, and film director. He has worked at Kyoto Animation for almost his entire animation career, joining the company in 1996.[citation needed]

On 18 July 2019, a fire broke out at the main studio of Kyoto Animation, killing 26 people and wounding 40 others. Takemoto went missing alongside four other people, his status is current unknown.[2]





  1. ^ TV.com
  2. ^ Multiple Fatalities Confirmed in Kyoto Animation Fire
  3. ^ Miya, Shotaro et al. "Full Metal Panic! The Second Raid". Newtype USA. 5 (11) 46–47. November 2007. ISSN 1541-4817
  4. ^ "Lucky Star & Hyōka's Yasuhiro Takemoto Directs Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid Anime". Retrieved 24 October 2016.

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