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 1,952,894 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Hideaki Anno is the 252nd most popular film director (up from 373rd in 2019), the 309th most popular biography from Japan (up from 582nd in 2019) and the 10th most popular Film Director.

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  • 34

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  • 4.23

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  • 3.36

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among FILM DIRECTORS

Among film directors, Hideaki Anno ranks 252 out of 1,581Before him are Gojko Mitić, Věra Chytilová, Martin Campbell, Edward Dmytryk, Karel Zeman, and Edwin S. Porter. After him are Robert Wiene, Joe D'Amato, Márta Mészáros, Gillo Pontecorvo, Jean Epstein, and Leonid Gaidai.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1960, Hideaki Anno ranks 51Before him are John F. Kennedy Jr., Kim Wilde, Jennifer Grey, Anne Parillaud, Thomas Haden Church, and Andreas Brehme. After him are Neil Gaiman, Jean-Michel Basquiat, José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, Khaled, Steve Vai, and Hirohiko Araki.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Hideaki Anno ranks 309 out of 6,048Before him are Takashi Kano (1920), Emperor Buretsu (489), Hisaichi Terauchi (1879), Toshiki Kaifu (1931), Shozo Tsugitani (1940), and Jiro Miyake (1900). After him are Hijikata Toshizō (1835), Ko Takamoro (1907), Ashikaga Yoshiaki (1537), Ko Yong-hui (1952), Kenji Miyazawa (1896), and Yamato Takeru (72).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In Japan

Among film directors born in Japan, Hideaki Anno ranks 10Before him are Isao Takahata (1935), Yasujirō Ozu (1903), Kenji Mizoguchi (1898), Nagisa Oshima (1932), Masaki Kobayashi (1916), and Shohei Imamura (1926). After him are Franklin J. Schaffner (1920), Ishirō Honda (1911), Mikio Naruse (1905), Satoshi Kon (1963), Kinji Fukasaku (1930), and Makoto Shinkai (1973).

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