FILM DIRECTOR

Hiromasa Yonebayashi

1973 - Today

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Hiromasa Yonebayashi (米林 宏昌, Yonebayashi Hiromasa, born July 10, 1973 in Nonoichi, Ishikawa, Japan), nicknamed Maro (麻呂), is a Japanese animator and director, formerly for Studio Ghibli. After his directorial debut with Studio Ghibli (The Secret World of Arrietty), he became the youngest director of a theatrical film produced by the studio. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hiromasa Yonebayashi has received more than 383,564 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Hiromasa Yonebayashi is the 1,136th most popular film director (up from 1,263rd in 2019), the 1,231st most popular biography from Japan (up from 1,508th in 2019) and the 40th most popular Japanese Film Director.

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Among FILM DIRECTORS

Among film directors, Hiromasa Yonebayashi ranks 1,136 out of 1,580Before him are Michael Caton-Jones, Feng Xiaogang, David Koepp, Julie Taymor, Kwak Jae-yong, and Andrew Adamson. After him are Carlos Saldanha, Scott Hicks, Mahesh Bhatt, Lee Garmes, Naomi Kawase, and Idrissa Ouédraogo.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1973, Hiromasa Yonebayashi ranks 216Before him are Joseba Beloki, Jared Borgetti, Milorad Mažić, Nikos Machlas, Natasha Korolyova, and Surya Bonaly. After him are Chris Fehn, Denis Urubko, Simmone Jade Mackinnon, Kathleen Robertson, Isabel dos Santos, and Stephen Graham.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Hiromasa Yonebayashi ranks 1,231 out of 5,560Before him are Mikio Aoki (1934), Ai Iijima (1972), Hiroyuki Sawano (1980), Kazuo Ozaki (1960), George W. Casey Jr. (1948), and Nikka Costa (1972). After him are Tetsuo Hamuro (1917), Kaoru Kadohara (1970), Junichi Masuda (1968), Hisashi Kimura (1870), Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi (1975), and Shigeharu Ueki (1954).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In Japan

Among film directors born in Japan, Hiromasa Yonebayashi ranks 40Before him are Yasushi Akimoto (1958), Sion Sono (1961), Kei Kumai (1930), Hideo Nakata (1961), Shinichirō Watanabe (1965), and Yōjirō Takita (1955). After him are Naomi Kawase (1969), Takashi Shimizu (1972), Naoko Yamada (1984), and Byron Howard (1968).

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