Japan Creator Bank


Tetsuro Araki

Tetsuro Araki

Date of Birth
November 5, 1976
After graduating from University, Araki entered studio MADHOUSE and worked as a production assistant. He began to work in the field of direction around the year 2000. He made his debut as a director with the Original Video Animation ”Otogi-Jūshi Akazukin” (2005).

Outstanding works

Category Year Title Notes
TV (Animation) 2006 DEATH NOTE
TV (Animation) 2010 Highschool of the Dead
TV (Animation) 2011 Guilty Crown
TV (Animation) 2013 Attack on Titan
TV (Animation) 2016 Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress
Movie (Animation) 2014 Attack on Titan –Part 1: Crimson Bow and Arrow
Movie (Animation) 2015 Attack on Titan –Part 2: Wings of Freedom
Movie (Animation) 2019 Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress: Unato Decisive Battle

Awards List

Year Title of Award Title
- Newtype Machiasobi Anime Awards 2013 Best Director
- Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2014 Anime of the Year Best Director