Takahiro Kishida

Years active:1986-Present
Wiki jphttps://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/E5B2B8E794B0E99A86E5AE8F Takahiro Kishida is an animator and renown character designer. Kishidas designs are well received by animators and attract talent into shows easily. He is also praised for his shot composition skills and copies of his layouts are widely distributed in the industry as drawing reference. Nowadays he is mostly only credited for character design in the shows he participates in but in reality he works as an animation director uncredited quite often. He rarely heavily corrects the key animators cuts strongly believing that the animators distinctiveness should be noticeable. Noted for his designs on shows like Haikyuuhttps://anilist.co/anime/20464/ Serial Experiments Lainhttps://anilist.co/anime/339/ Madoka Magicahttps://anilist.co/anime/9756/ Baccanohttps://anilist.co/anime/2251/ and more.