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Masaaki Yuasa

Masaaki Yuasa

Date of Birth
March 16, 1965
Yuasa made his directorial debut in 2004 with ”Mind Game”. In 2013, he established the company Science SAR. His representative works include ”Night is Short, Walk on Girl”, ”Lu over the Wall”, ”Devilman Crybaby” and more.

Outstanding works

Category Year Title Notes
Movie (Animation) 2004 Mind Game
TV (Animation) 2006 Kemonozume
TV (Animation) 2014 Ping Pong: The Animation
Stream (Animation) 2018 Devilman Crybaby
Movie (Animation) 2017 Night Is Short, Walk On Girl
Movie (Animation) 2017 Lu over the Wall
Movie (Animation) 2019 Ride Your Wave
TV (Animation) 2020 Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!
Stream (Animation) 2020 Japan Sinks
Movie (Animation) 2021 犬王

Awards List

Year Title of Award Title
- Fantasia International Film Festival Best Film Mind Game
- Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2015 Anime of the Year, Anime section Grand Prix Ping Pong: The Animation
- Ottawa International Animation Festival Grand Prize for Best Animated Feature Night Is Short, Walk On Girl
- 41st Annecy International Animated Film Festival Cristal for a Feature Film Lu over the Wall
- 22nd Shanghai International Film Festival Competition section Golden Goblet Award for Animated Feature Film Ride Your Wave