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Kôichi Chigira

Kôichi Chigira

Known For: Writing · Birthday: 1959-01-01 · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Kanagawa

8 Movies · 9 TV shows

Also Known As: Kouichi Chigira · Koichi Chigira · 千明孝一

Biography

Koichi Chigira (千明 孝一, Chigira Kōichi, born 1959) is a Japanese animator and director who has directed several anime series, usually working with Gonzo and formerly worked at Madhouse. Chigira is best known for directing Full Metal Panic! and Last Exile.

Career

Chigira joined Tatsunoko Production in 1979, working at the effects department. His first major work was as technical director on Venus Wars in 1989. Chigira later moved to the production department where he worked as a storyboard artist on Miracle Giants Dome-kun. Chigira moved to join Madhouse where he made his directorial debut in the OVA, Nineteen19 as well as Tokyo Babylon. In the mid 1990s, he worked for many studios including Sunrise where he participated in several installments of the Gundam saga. In 1999, he joined Gonzo and worked on the Blue Submarine No. 6 OVA. He later directed Gate Keepers in 2000 and Full Metal Panic! in 2002. Becoming a prominent member of the studio, he directed the acclaimed Last Exile and the film Brave Story.

Movies & TV shows

2020.

1 TV show

2018.

2 Movies

2017.

1 Movie · 1 TV show

2016.

1 TV show

2013.

2 Movies

2006.

1 Movie

2003.

1 TV show

2002.

1 TV show

2000.

1 TV show

1994.

1 Movie · 1 TV show

1992.

1 TV show

1990.

1 Movie

1985.

1 TV show
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