Kumiko Takahashi

Birth:Feb 20, 1962
Years active:1982-Present
Hometown:Saitama Prefecture, Japan
Noted for her work as a character designer and animation director on numerous anime series. Learned the ropes studying under Yoshikazu Yasuhikohttps://anilist.co/staff/97220/. After working as an animator at Kugatsusha an animation studio led by Yasuhiko she moved to Madhousehttps://anilist.co/studio/11/ and provided the character designs for titles such as Tokyo Babylonhttps://anilist.co/anime/1043/ DNAhttps://anilist.co/anime/563/ Tetsuwan Birdyhttps://anilist.co/anime/566/ as well as the extremely well received mahou shoujo series Cardcaptor Sakurahttps://anilist.co/anime/232/. Soon after this Takahashi left Madhouse and teamed up on Shuukou Murasehttps://anilist.co/staff/100793/s directorial debut Witch Hunter Robinhttps://anilist.co/anime/7/ once again handling the role of character designer. In 2006 she designed the characters for Ouran High School Host Clubhttps://anilist.co/anime/853/. Since then Takahashi has been working exclusively on shows made by either Sunrisehttps://anilist.co/studio/14/ or Boneshttps://anilist.co/studio/4/.