Interviews with creators on their work as Animators, Animation Directors and Character Designers. Studios are noted where relevant.
ABIKO Eiji / 安彦 英二
EBATA Risa / 江端 里沙
On her Character Design work for Macross Frontier, with Shōji KAWAMORI and Kariko KOYAMA from Sheryl ~Kiss in the Galaxy~ vol. 3
HIRAMATSU Tadashi / 平松禎史
A general interview from October 2004 (about his history as an animator until that point)
Yuri!!! on ICE
1. On his Character Design and Chief AD work, from Otomedia, Dec 2016 (p.36-7). Translated by toraonice.
2. On his Character Design and Chief AD work, from Pash!, Dec 2016. (toraonice.)
3. On anime designs and characterization, from Animage, March 2017 (p.36-7)
4. With Noriko ITOU at Visual Arts Expo, Malaysia, July 23-24 2017.
5. With Sayo YAMAMOTO and Mitsurō KUBO at AnimeFEST, August 17~20 2017.
HORIGUCHI Yukiko / 堀口 悠紀子 (Kyoto Animation)
On her Character Design and Chief AD work for the K-ON!! movie. Translated by ultimatemegax.
IKEDA Kazumi / 池田 和美 (Kyoto Animation)
On her work as Animation Director for the K-ON!! Movie (C-Part) (ultimatemegax)
IKEDA Shoko / 池田 晶子 (Kyoto Animation)
Sound! Euphonium (Character Designer, Chief Animation Director)
1. From the Sound! Euphonium fanbook (Sep 2015) (ultimatemegax)
2. On the Sound! Euphonium Movie: a roundtable with Tatsuya ISHIHARA and Naoko YAMADA (ultimatemegax)
ITŌ Noriko / 伊藤 紀子
On Yuri!!! on ICE, with Tadashi HIRAMATSU at Visual Arts Expo, Malaysia, July 23-24 2017.
KADOWAKI Miku / 門脇未来 (Kyoto Animation)
On her work as Animation Director for the K-ON!! Movie (B-Part) (ultimatemegax)
KAWAMOTO Toshihiro / 川元利浩
KIKUTA Kōichi / 菊田 幸一
On Konosuba: God’s Blessing on this Wonderful World!, from Animestyle 009 (Sep 14, 2016). Translated by frog-kun.
KOBAYASHI Osamu / 小林 治
KOTANI Kyoko / 小谷 杏子
KOUNO Megumi / 河野 恵美
TRIGGER Staff Discuss Superheroes and Studio Culture at AnimeNEXT 2016, by Evan Minto for Ani-Gamers.
On The iDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls, from the Dereani complete fanbook. Translated by Disgaeamad.
MATSUURA Mai / 松浦麻衣
On her Character Design and AD work for Pretty Rhythm: Rainbow Live, from the official guidebook. Translated by rockmanshii.
NISHIYA Futoshi / 西屋 太志
Free! (Character Design)
1. Free! Guidebook Interview, with Director Hiroko UTSUMI (Part 1, Part 2) (ultimatemegax)
2. Panel at Kyoto Animation and Animation Do’s CTFK 2013 event (ultimatemegax)
3. Free! Eternal Summer Fanbook Interview (ultimatemegax)
4. High☆Speed! Pamphlet Interview, with Dir. Yasuhiro TAKEMOTO and Screenwriter Maiko NISHIOKA (Translated by Pen)
5. High Speed! Fanbook Interview (Pen)
SATO Miyo / 佐藤美代
SHIMIZU Hiroshi / 清水 ひろし
SUZUKI Aya / 鈴木亜矢
“Inside the Animator’s Studio,” interview conducted at AnimeNEXT 2015, by Ink for Ani-Gamers.
TANAKA Atsuko / 田中 敦子
Interview from AnimeFest, August 2017, by YattaTachi
TATENAKA Junpei / 滝口 順平
YASUHIKO Yoshikazu / 安彦 良和
On his work as Character Designer for Mobile Suit Gundam, From Girl’s Gundam (Sep, 2009). Translated by khoda.
YOSHINARI Yoh / 吉成 曜