Hometown:Shimane Prefecture, Japan
Twitterhttps://twitter.com/i/user/64664693 Yamamotos interest in working in the anime industry piqued in high school after realizing how noticeable the difference in episodes were depending on the episode director in charge. One of his favourites shows included Seisenshi Dunbinehttps://anilist.co/anime/929/. In the late 80s he joined Sunrisehttps://anilist.co/studio/14/ as a production assistant after finding out that its how many of the studios directors started off. There he met and studied under Shuuji Iuchihttps://anilist.co/staff/115833/ on his shows Madou King Granzorthttps://anilist.co/anime/2818/ and Mashin Eiyuuden Wataruhttps://anilist.co/anime/4807/. Then after having gone freelance he got his first shot as a director as one of the three unit directors on Iuchis Ranma filmhttps://anilist.co/anime/418/ in 1991. In 2001 Yamamoto made his debut as a series director on Shiawase Sou no Okojosanhttps://anilist.co/anime/2934/ soon after which he worked as the first director of the longrunning Keroro Gunsouhttps://anilist.co/anime/516/. In 2006 he directed the wellreceived NHK ni Youkosohttps://anilist.co/anime/1210/ More recent directorial works of his include Yama no Susumehttps://anilist.co/anime/14355/ and Shounen Maidhttps://anilist.co/anime/21321/.