FILM DIRECTOR

Hideaki Anno

1960 - Today

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Hideaki Anno (Japanese: 庵野 秀明, Hepburn: Anno Hideaki, born May 22, 1960) is a Japanese animator, filmmaker and actor. He is best known for creating the anime series Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995). His style is defined by his postmodernist approach and the extensive portrayal of characters' thoughts and emotions, often through unconventional scenes presenting the mental deconstruction of those characters. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hideaki Anno has received more than 1,631,161 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Hideaki Anno is the 373rd most popular film director (up from 396th in 2019), the 582nd most popular biography from Japan (up from 617th in 2019) and the 17th most popular Japanese Film Director.

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Among FILM DIRECTORS

Among film directors, Hideaki Anno ranks 373 out of 1,580Before him are Chen Kaige, Denys Arcand, Park Chan-wook, Donald P. Bellisario, Víctor Erice, and Denis Villeneuve. After him are Richard Thorpe, Neil Jordan, Jan de Bont, Alexander Korda, Kinji Fukasaku, and Hirokazu Kore-eda.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1960, Hideaki Anno ranks 67Before him are Walter Zenga, Reza Pahlavi, Crown Prince of Iran, Kim Wilde, John Galliano, Michael Hutchence, and Abdullah Abdullah. After him are Igor Belanov, Željko Obradović, Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt, Gjorge Ivanov, Nicoletta Braschi, and Yannick Noah.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Hideaki Anno ranks 582 out of 5,560Before him are Yoshida Kenkō (1283), Minamoto no Yorimasa (1106), Tadahiko Ueda (1947), Emperor Takakura (1161), Ankō Itosu (1831), and Tokugawa Ieharu (1737). After him are Sessue Hayakawa (1886), Nitobe Inazō (1862), Shotaro Ishinomori (1938), Yasutaka Tsutsui (1934), Shinichi Suzuki (1898), and Emperor Murakami (926).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In Japan

Among film directors born in Japan, Hideaki Anno ranks 17Before him are Ishirō Honda (1911), Makoto Shinkai (1973), Kon Ichikawa (1915), Mikio Naruse (1905), Satoshi Kon (1963), and Mamoru Oshii (1951). After him are Kinji Fukasaku (1930), Hirokazu Kore-eda (1962), Kaneto Shindo (1912), Yoji Yamada (1931), Hiroshi Inagaki (1905), and Seijun Suzuki (1923).

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