Kunihiko Yuyama

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Kunihiko Yuyama ( Yuyama Kunihiko , born October 15, 1952) is a Japanese director of anime films, television, and video series. His best known work is Pokémon. Other anime he has directed include Kimagure Orange Road: Summer's Beginning, Plawres Sanshiro, Wedding Peach, and the adult-oriented Weather Report Girl. Description above from the Wikipedia article Kunihiko Yuyama, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia .

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Pokémon 4Ever: Celebi - Voice of the Forest (2001)

40 years ago, a Celebi was being attacked by a Pokemon Hunter. Luckily, a young boy named Yukinari saved Celebi. Using its Time Traveling power, Celebi transported itself and Yukinari 40 years into the future. There, Satoshi, Kasumi, and Takeshi assist Yukinari to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Mayumi Iizuka  •  Ikue Otani  •  Yuji Ueda

40 years ago, a Celebi was being attacked by a Pokemon Hunter. Luckily, a young boy named Yukinari saved Celebi. Using its Time Traveling power, Celebi transported itself and Yukinari 40 years into the future. There, Satoshi, Kasumi, and Takeshi assist Yukinari to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Mayumi Iizuka  •  Ikue Otani  •  Yuji Ueda

Pokémon 3: The Movie - Spell of the Unown (2000)

When Me Snowdon's sadness of her father's disappearance get to her, she unknowingly uses the Unknown to create her own dream world along with Entei, who she believes to be her father. When Entei kidnaps Satoshi's mother, Satoshi along with Kasumi & Takeshi invade ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Mayumi Iizuka  •  Yuji Ueda  •  Ikue Otani

When Me Snowdon's sadness of her father's disappearance get to her, she unknowingly uses the Unknown to create her own dream world along with Entei, who she believes to be her father. When Entei kidnaps Satoshi's mother, Satoshi along with Kasumi & Takeshi invade ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Mayumi Iizuka  •  Yuji Ueda  •  Ikue Otani

Pokémon Heroes: Latios and Latias (2002)

Ash, Pikachu and his friends try and stop a pair of thieves hiding out in the canals and alleyways of Altomare, the age-old water capital. Joining the adventure are two new legendary Pokémon, a pair of siblings named Latias and Latios, who serve as peacekeepers and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Mayumi Iizuka  •  Ikue Otani  •  Yuji Ueda

Ash, Pikachu and his friends try and stop a pair of thieves hiding out in the canals and alleyways of Altomare, the age-old water capital. Joining the adventure are two new legendary Pokémon, a pair of siblings named Latias and Latios, who serve as peacekeepers and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Mayumi Iizuka  •  Ikue Otani  •  Yuji Ueda

Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea (2006)

On their way through the Battle Frontier, Ash and friends meet up with a Pokémon Ranger who's mission is to deliever the egg of Manaphy to a temple on the ocean's floor. However, a greedy pirate wants the power of Manaphy to himself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Yuji Ueda  •  Fushigi Yamada  •  Ikue Otani

On their way through the Battle Frontier, Ash and friends meet up with a Pokémon Ranger who's mission is to deliever the egg of Manaphy to a temple on the ocean's floor. However, a greedy pirate wants the power of Manaphy to himself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Yuji Ueda  •  Fushigi Yamada  •  Ikue Otani

Pokémon: Destiny Deoxys (2004)

A comet bearing a deadly Pokemon creature crash-lands onto Earth, terrorising a nearby high-tech city, where Ash, Pikachu and friends are currently visiting...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Yuji Ueda  •  KAORI  •  Fushigi Yamada

A comet bearing a deadly Pokemon creature crash-lands onto Earth, terrorising a nearby high-tech city, where Ash, Pikachu and friends are currently visiting...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Yuji Ueda  •  KAORI  •  Fushigi Yamada

Pokémon: Jirachi Wish Maker (2003)

Ash, May, Brock, and Max come upon the festival of the Wishing Star of Seven Nights. During their enjoyment, the legendary Pokemon--Jirachi, descends from the heavens and befriends Max. Jirachi, with the power to grant any wish, is sought after by many people ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  KAORI  •  Yuji Ueda  •  Koichi Yamadera

Ash, May, Brock, and Max come upon the festival of the Wishing Star of Seven Nights. During their enjoyment, the legendary Pokemon--Jirachi, descends from the heavens and befriends Max. Jirachi, with the power to grant any wish, is sought after by many people ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  KAORI  •  Yuji Ueda  •  Koichi Yamadera

Pokémon: Lucario and the Mystery of Mew (2005)

In the legendary past, before Poké Balls were invented, an aura-guiding hero Pokémon named Lucario sensed two groups of armies about to clash, and a threat of a massive war in front of Oldoran Castle in Kanto that would leave no survivors. He transferred this ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Yuji Ueda  •  Ikue Otani  •  Fushigi Yamada

In the legendary past, before Poké Balls were invented, an aura-guiding hero Pokémon named Lucario sensed two groups of armies about to clash, and a threat of a massive war in front of Oldoran Castle in Kanto that would leave no survivors. He transferred this ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Yuji Ueda  •  Ikue Otani  •  Fushigi Yamada

Pokémon: The First Movie - Mewtwo Strikes Back (1998)

The adventure explodes into action with the debut of Mewtwo, a bio-engineered Pokémon created from the DNA of Mew, the rarest of all Pokémon. Determined to prove its superiority, Mewtwo lures Satoshi, Pikachu and others into a Pokémon match like none before. Mewtwo ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Mayumi Iizuka  •  Yuji Ueda  •  Ikue Otani

The adventure explodes into action with the debut of Mewtwo, a bio-engineered Pokémon created from the DNA of Mew, the rarest of all Pokémon. Determined to prove its superiority, Mewtwo lures Satoshi, Pikachu and others into a Pokémon match like none before. Mewtwo ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Mayumi Iizuka  •  Yuji Ueda  •  Ikue Otani

Pokémon: The Movie 2000 (1999)

Satoshi must put his skill to the test when he attempts to save the world from destruction. The Greedy Pokemon collector Gelardan throws the universe into chaos after disrupting the balance of nature by capturing one of the Pokemon birds that rule the elements of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Mayumi Iizuka  •  Tomokazu Seki  •  Ikue Otani

Satoshi must put his skill to the test when he attempts to save the world from destruction. The Greedy Pokemon collector Gelardan throws the universe into chaos after disrupting the balance of nature by capturing one of the Pokemon birds that rule the elements of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Mayumi Iizuka  •  Tomokazu Seki  •  Ikue Otani

Windaria (1986)

In a land filled with magic and mystery, two rival kingdoms are readying for war: Isa, the beautiful water-laden city, and Paro, the industrialized wasteland. Windaria follows the tale of two sets of lovers: Marin and Izu, a young pair of farmers who are devoted to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Tōru Furuya  •  Naoko Matsui  •  Kazuhiko Inoue  •  Waka Kanda

In a land filled with magic and mystery, two rival kingdoms are readying for war: Isa, the beautiful water-laden city, and Paro, the industrialized wasteland. Windaria follows the tale of two sets of lovers: Marin and Izu, a young pair of farmers who are devoted to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Tōru Furuya  •  Naoko Matsui  •  Kazuhiko Inoue  •  Waka Kanda

Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction (2014)

In the underground Diamond Domain, where many Carbink live, the Mythical Pokémon Diancie serves as ruler. The Heart Diamond that sustains the land is beginning to fall apart, and Diancie is not yet strong enough to create a new one. While seeking help from the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Mayuki Makiguchi  •  Yūki Kaji  •  Mariya Ise

In the underground Diamond Domain, where many Carbink live, the Mythical Pokémon Diancie serves as ruler. The Heart Diamond that sustains the land is beginning to fall apart, and Diancie is not yet strong enough to create a new one. While seeking help from the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Mayuki Makiguchi  •  Yūki Kaji  •  Mariya Ise

Pikachu and Pichu (2000)

While visiting a big city with Ash, Pikachu meets the Pichu Brothers—Pichu Little, the rambunctious younger half, and Pichu Big, the reserved older half. Pikachu does its best to keep Pichu Little from falling off a building, but it ends up falling off itself! The ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Ikue Otani  •  Yumi Touma  •  Satomi Kourogi  •  Ryoka Yuzuki

While visiting a big city with Ash, Pikachu meets the Pichu Brothers—Pichu Little, the rambunctious younger half, and Pichu Big, the reserved older half. Pikachu does its best to keep Pichu Little from falling off a building, but it ends up falling off itself! The ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Ikue Otani  •  Yumi Touma  •  Satomi Kourogi  •  Ryoka Yuzuki

Pokémon the Movie: Kyurem vs. the Sword of Justice (2012)

The movie features Satoshi and his two friends Iris and Dent, as they help a Keldeo battle against a powerful Dragon-type Pokémon named Kyurem as his test to become a Sacred Swordsman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Mamoru Miyano  •  Aoi Yuki  •  Ikue Otani

The movie features Satoshi and his two friends Iris and Dent, as they help a Keldeo battle against a powerful Dragon-type Pokémon named Kyurem as his test to become a Sacred Swordsman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Mamoru Miyano  •  Aoi Yuki  •  Ikue Otani

Leda - The Fantastic Adventure of Yohko (1985)

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Yoko Asagiri is in love, but is afraid to confess her feelings so she writes a song to express her feelings. Much to her dismay, the love song she wrote acted as a bridge connecting the world in which she lived in to that of Earth's alternate world called "Ashanti ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Hiromi Tsuru  •  Kei Tomiyama  •  Chika Sakamoto  •  Shuuichi Ikeda

Yoko Asagiri is in love, but is afraid to confess her feelings so she writes a song to express her feelings. Much to her dismay, the love song she wrote acted as a bridge connecting the world in which she lived in to that of Earth's alternate world called "Ashanti ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Hiromi Tsuru  •  Kei Tomiyama  •  Chika Sakamoto  •  Shuuichi Ikeda

Pokémon the Movie: Black - Victini and Reshiram (2011)

The Kingdom of the People of the Earth once ruled over the land, but now all that remains is the Sword of the Earth. in the city of Eindoak. Satoshi, Iris, and Dent arrive in Eindoak during a harvest festival's Pokémon Tournament and meet the legendary Pokémon ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Ikue Otani  •  Nana Mizuki  •  Aoi Yuki

The Kingdom of the People of the Earth once ruled over the land, but now all that remains is the Sword of the Earth. in the city of Eindoak. Satoshi, Iris, and Dent arrive in Eindoak during a harvest festival's Pokémon Tournament and meet the legendary Pokémon ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Ikue Otani  •  Nana Mizuki  •  Aoi Yuki

Pokémon: Zoroark: Master of Illusions (2010)

The thirteenth film overall for the long-running series and the fourth movie in the Diamond and Pearl story arc, it includes an upcoming creature from Pokémon Black & White, named Zoroark, as the main character (as well as its pre-evolved form, Zorua). In the movie ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Ikue Otani  •  Rica Matsumoto  •  Yuji Ueda  •  Megumi Toyoguchi

The thirteenth film overall for the long-running series and the fourth movie in the Diamond and Pearl story arc, it includes an upcoming creature from Pokémon Black & White, named Zoroark, as the main character (as well as its pre-evolved form, Zorua). In the movie ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Ikue Otani  •  Rica Matsumoto  •  Yuji Ueda  •  Megumi Toyoguchi

Pokémon: Arceus and the Jewel of Life (2009)

Long ago Arceus granted a fragment of its awesome power as the Jewel of Life to help Michina in the town's hour of need only to be betrayed when it was time for that power to be returned. After so many years Arceus is about to return to reclaim its power - enraged ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Ikue Otani  •  Yuji Ueda  •  Megumi Toyoguchi

Long ago Arceus granted a fragment of its awesome power as the Jewel of Life to help Michina in the town's hour of need only to be betrayed when it was time for that power to be returned. After so many years Arceus is about to return to reclaim its power - enraged ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Ikue Otani  •  Yuji Ueda  •  Megumi Toyoguchi

New Kimagure Orange Road: Summer's Beginning (1996)

The Kimagure Orange Road series centers on a teenage romantic triangle: Hikaru and Madoka were best friends until they fell for Kyosuke, an understated hero with psychic powers. In 1991, the 19-year-old Kyosuke is struck by car and propelled three years into the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Tōru Furuya  •  Eriko Hara  •  Hiromi Tsuru

The Kimagure Orange Road series centers on a teenage romantic triangle: Hikaru and Madoka were best friends until they fell for Kyosuke, an understated hero with psychic powers. In 1991, the 19-year-old Kyosuke is struck by car and propelled three years into the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Tōru Furuya  •  Eriko Hara  •  Hiromi Tsuru

Pikachu's Vacation (1998)

Pikachu and the gang learn responsibility, teamwork as well as cooperation during their Summer vacation at Pokemon Island.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Ikue Otani  •  Satomi Kourogi  •  Rikako Aikawa  •  Megumi Hayashibara

Pikachu and the gang learn responsibility, teamwork as well as cooperation during their Summer vacation at Pokemon Island.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Ikue Otani  •  Satomi Kourogi  •  Rikako Aikawa  •  Megumi Hayashibara

Pokémon: The Rise of Darkrai (2007)

Ash and friends (this time accompanied by newcomer Dawn) arrive at an idyllic village on their way to their next Pokemon contest, where chaos will soon erupt with the prophecy of two Pokemon Gods (Dialga and Palkia) and the arrival of a mysterious, seemingly deadly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Ikue Otani  •  Yuji Ueda  •  Megumi Toyoguchi

Ash and friends (this time accompanied by newcomer Dawn) arrive at an idyllic village on their way to their next Pokemon contest, where chaos will soon erupt with the prophecy of two Pokemon Gods (Dialga and Palkia) and the arrival of a mysterious, seemingly deadly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Ikue Otani  •  Yuji Ueda  •  Megumi Toyoguchi
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