Yoshiyuki Momose (百瀬 義行, Momose Yoshiyuki, born in 1953 in Tokyo, Japan) is a Japanese animator, animation director, and director. He was a regular collaborator of Hayao Miyazaki and the late Isao Takahata at Studio Ghibli. He formed his own studio in 2005, Studio Kajino. Kajino was subcontracted by Ghibli to produce several music videos for Yasutaka Nakata, part of the musical duo Capsule and other commercial shorts. He was also the animation director and character designer for the Ni no Kuni series. In July 2011, he released Yoshiyuki Momose Studio Ghibli Works (百瀬義行 スタジオジブリワークス), published by Ichijinsha. He currently works at Studio Ponoc, based in Tokyo, Japan. The company was founded by former Studio Ghibli lead film producer Yoshiaki Nishimura in April 2015. Momose directed a short for the Tokyo Olympic Games 2020 inspired by Olympic values.
Movies & TV shows
Something is wrong when the message leaf arrives each year. Its vibrant and lasting colors quickly fade and fall apart. Five envoys from five different lands are dispatched to find out what happened. ...
A case involving a childhood friend of Yuu's forces him and his friend to go back and forth between another world that is different but similar to their world, Ni no Kuni. When Kotona's life is in dan...
Space Station No.9
A young fashion fan gets her revenge on the super model who hit her while shopping on the glorious Space Station No. 9.
A Flying City Plan
On a trip to attend a wedding, a young girl sees herself amidst a major rampage at a construction site of a flying city after a slight malfunction of her means of transportation.
My Neighbors the Yamadas
The Yamadas are a typical middle class Japanese family in urban Tokyo and this film shows us a variety of episodes of their lives. The family copes with life's little conflicts, problems and joys in t...
The rapid development of houses and shopping malls is forcing the Raccoons out of their homes. As it becomes harder to find food, they band together and fight back. The Raccoons practice and perfect t...
In Italy in the 1930s, wealthy cruise ships were attacked by sky pirates. The only pilot brave enough to stop the plague is a former World War I flying ace who was turned into a pig. As he prepares to...
Taeko is 27 years old, unmarried, and has lived in Tokyo her entire life. She decides to visit her family in the countryside, and as the train travels through the night, memories flood back of her you...
Grave of the Fireflies
In the final months of World War II, 14-year-old Seita and his sister Setsuko are orphaned when their mother is killed during an air raid in Kobe, Japan. After a falling out with their aunt, they move...
Girls In Summer Dresses, Hiroshima August 6 1945
In 1945, the second and third-year students of a Hiroshima girls' school are taken away to work in war factories. The remaining 220 girls of the first year try to make the best of their new-found stat...
Foxes of Chironup
On the northern Japanese island of Chironup, Ken and Chin become the proud parents of their two sons, Kan and Koro. They befriend a fisherman and his wife but are forced to run for their lives when so...
Twilight of the Cockroaches
A messy bachelor's apartment is a great place for a large colony of roaches to live. The party comes to an abrupt end when the homeowner's girlfriend moves in, and the roaches must quickly adapt to a ...
Penguin's Memory: A Tale of Happiness
Mike is a penguin soldier who returns home after being injured during combat. Estranged from his family and friends, he leaves his hometown and starts to roam adrift through the country.
Romance of the Three Kingdoms
The waning days of the Han dynasty are the setting for Sangokushi. The land is controlled by multiple people. He aspires to build a just state and serve the people.
A Journey Through Fairyland
A boy, the son of famous musicians, is kicked out of a music university when he spends too much time with tending plants. A flower fairy helps him out as thanks for his treatment of the plants.
Little Love Story: Chitchi and Sally, Four Seasons of First Love
Ogawa Chiiko (Chitchi to her friends) is a vertically-challenged high school student. She's only 132 cm tall (4' 4"), and she's frequently teased by her classmates, except for her loyal friend Tonko. ...
Lensman: Secret of the Lens
In this animated adaptation of E. E. Doc Smith's groundbreaking science fiction serial "Grey Lensman" from the 1930s-1950s, Kimball Kinnison, a young man from the agricultural planet Mquie and his Va...