Akira Yoshimura

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Akira Yoshimura

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Profile
Gender: Male
Location: Japan
Position: Organizer
Storyboard
Episode director
Assistant episode director
Years active: 1994-present
Nicknames: 𠮷村あきら
(variation in the character "吉")

Akira Yoshimura (吉村 章 Yoshimura Akira?) is a Japanese storyboard artist and animation director. He is often credited as "𠮷村あきら".

Biography

Yoshimura first started to involve with animation-related jobs in 1994. Starting with the 2nd part of The Witch Enshrouded by Fog, he began to work for the Detective Conan anime; and has done episode directing for single episodes, until present. Moreover, Yoshimura usually works under the episodes done by TMS Entertainment, specifically the ones in which Nobuyuki Iwai, Kenichi Otomo, and Asuka Tsubuki are the animation directors.

Furthermore, Yoshimura has also begun to do storyboard works in Detective Conan since the episode The Broken Fishbowl.

Works in Detective Conan

Anime

Participation in: 84 cases (85 episodes)

Jpn# Int# Episode title Original broadcast Role Note
546 597 The Witch Enshrouded by Fog (Part 2) September 12, 2009 Episode director
552 603 The Culprit is Genta's Dad (Part 2) October 24, 2009 Episode director
561 612 The Mansion of Death and the Red Wall (Empty Fort Strategy) December 26, 2009 Episode director
578 629 The Crisis Beckoned by the Red Omen June 26, 2010 Episode director
598 649 The Scenario of the Steaming Locked Room (Part 2) December 4, 2010 Episode director
604 655 The Séance's Double Locked Room Mystery Case (Second Locked Room) February 5, 2011 Episode director
607 658 Courtroom Confrontation IV: Juror Sumiko Kobayashi (Part 2) February 26, 2011 Episode director
614 665 The Secret Played by the Diary (Part 1) May 7, 2011 Episode director
621 672 Holmes' Revelation (0 is start) June 25, 2011 Episode director
630 681 The Promo Video Shooting Case (Part 2) September 10, 2011 Episode director
635 686 Beware of Dieting November 5, 2011 Episode director
646 697 Deduction Showdown at the Haunted Hotel (Part 1) February 18, 2012 Episode director
651 702-703 Conan vs. Heiji, Deduction Battle Between the Detectives of the East and West March 24, 2012 Episode director 1 hour
655 707 The Design of Poison and Mirage (Illusion) May 12, 2012 Episode director
659 711 Co-Investigating with a First Love (Part 1) June 9, 2012 Episode director
664 716 The Great Dog Coeur's Triumph 2 July 14, 2012 Episode director
671 723 Detectives' Nocturne (The Case) September 4, 2010 Episode director
675 727 Won't Forgive Even One Millimeter (Part 1) November 10, 2012 Episode director
681 733 The Life-Threatening Broadcast of Love (Begin Broadcasting) January 5, 2013 Episode director
686 738 A Car Carrying a Time Bomb February 9, 2013 Episode director
691 743 Yusaku Kudo's Cold Case (Part 2) March 16, 2013 Episode director
696 748 The Flowerbed Vandal's Scheme May 4, 2013 Episode director
701 753 The Jet-Black Mystery Train (Departure) July 13, 2013 Episode director
707 759 The Framed Great Detective August 31, 2013 Episode director
713 765 Heiji Hattori and the Vampire Mansion (2) October 12, 2013 Episode director
719 771 A Dispute Over a Platinum Ticket November 23, 2013 Episode director
725 777 Kaitou Kid and the Blush Mermaid (Part 2) January 11, 2014 Episode director
730 782 The Figure That Was Too Good February 22, 2014 Episode director
734 786-787 Jodie's Memories and the Cherry Blossom Viewing Trap March 29, 2014 Episode director 1 hour
739 792 Kogoro in the Bar (Part 2) May 17, 2014 Episode director
745 798 The Suspect is Makoto Kyogoku (Part 2) July 5, 2014 Episode director
749 802 Metropolitan Police Detective Love Story 9 (Truth) August 9, 2014 Episode director
754 807 The Tragedy of the Red Woman (Steam) October 11, 2014 Episode director
760 813 The Romance Novel with the Unexpected Conclusion (Part 2) November 29, 2012 Episode director
766 819 Teimuzu River Kite Flying Case (Part 2) January 31, 2015 Episode director
772 825 Shinichi Kudo's Aquarium Case (Part 1) March 21, 2015 Episode director
778 831 Mirage of the Disappearing Angel May 16, 2015 Episode director
782 835 The Scarlet Return June 20, 2015 Episode director
791 844 Detective Takagi On the Run in Handcuffs September 12, 2015 Episode director
798 851 The Moving Target November 7, 2015 Episode director
806 861 The Ventriloquist's Illusion (Part 1) January 30, 2016 Episode director
812 867 The Darkness of the Prefectural Police (Part 2) March 12, 2016 Episode director
818 873 Kogoro's Pursuit of Rage (Part 1) May 21, 2016 Episode director
825 880 The Tidal Park Comeback Case July 16, 2016 Episode director
832 887 A Cottage Surrounded by Zombies (Part 3) September 17, 2016 Episode director
841 896 The Rainy Bus Stop November 26, 2016 Episode director
847 902 Chiba's Difficult UFO Case (Part 1) January 28, 2017 Episode director
855 910 The Mystery of the Vanished Black Belt April 15, 2017 Episode director M21 pre-story
862 917 Just Like a 17 Years Old Crime Scene (Part 2) June 10, 2017 Episode director
869 924 Conan Disappeared on the Cliff (Part 1) August 5, 2017 Episode director
876 931 The Mechanical Witness October 7, 2017 Episode director
882 937 The Wizard of the Ripples (Part 2) November 25, 2017 Episode director
889 944 The New Teacher's Skeleton Case (Part 1) January 20, 2018 Episode director
897 952 The Woman with White Hands (Part 2) March 24, 2018 Episode director
902 957 Lawyer Kisaki's SOS (Part 2) May 19, 2018 Episode director
909 964 Mystery of the Burning Tent (Part 1) July 28, 2018 Episode director
916 971 The Kendo Tournament of Love and Mystery (Part 1) October 6, 2018 Episode director
922 977 The Disappeared Detective Boys November 24, 2018 Episode director
928 984-985 The Scarlet School Trip (Red Love Arc) January 12, 2019 Episode director 1 hour
931 988 The Northern Kyushu Mystery Tour (Kokura Arc) February 16, 2019 Episode director
936 993 Intrigue at the Food Court April 13, 2019 Episode director
941 998 Search for Maria-chan! (Part 1) June 1, 2019 Episode director
946 1003 The Cursed Tears of Borgia (Part 1) July 13, 2019 Episode director
954 1011 The Unsolved Cocktail Case (Part 3) September 14, 2019 Episode director
964 1021 Kogoro Mouri's Grand Lecture (Part 3) December 21, 2019 Episode director
972 1029 The Target is the Metropolitan Police Traffic Department (2) March 14, 2020 Episode director
977 1034 The Broken Fishbowl August 01, 2020 Storyboard, Episode director
988 1045 The Feuding Girls November 14, 2020 Episode director
994 1051 Makoto Kyogoku the Understudy (Part 2) January 16, 2021 Episode director
1000 1057 The Moonlight Sonata Murder (Part 1) March 06, 2021 Episode director Remake
1003 1060 The 36-Cell Perfect Game (Part 1) May 1, 2021 Episode director
1015 1072 Stakeout August 14, 2021 Storyboard, Episode director
1020 1077 The Antique Tray Can't Be Hidden (Part 3) September 25, 2021 Episode director
1027 1084 Beyond the Curtain November 20, 2021 Episode director
1035 1092 Taiko Meijin's Shogi Board (Checkmate) January 25, 2022 Episode director
1045 1102 The Birthday Party of Divine Punishment (Part 1) June 4, 2022 Organizer, Storyboard
1046 1103 The Birthday Party of Divine Punishment (Part 2) June 11, 2022 Organizer, Storyboard, Episode director
1052 1109 The Detective Boys' Test of Courage July 30, 2022 Assistant episode director
1060 1117 Yoko Okino and the Locked Attic (Part 2) October 15, 2022 Episode director
1066 1123 'Til Death Do Us Part December 3, 2022 Episode director
1070 1127 The Surprise That Leads to Tragedy January 21, 2023 Episode director
1081 1139 My Beloved Dog Pan-kun Is a Good Boy April 22, 2023 Episode director
1089 1147 The Genius Restaurant July 8, 2023 Episode director
1098 1156 Chihaya Hagiwara, Goddess of the Wind (Part 1) September 23, 2023 Episode director
1109 1167 Takagi and Date and the Notebook Promise (Part 1) January 6, 2024 Episode director New Year's Greeting inclusive

Other notable works

Anime

  • Detective Conan: The Culprit Hanzawa: Episode Director (Episode 3 and 4)
  • The IDOLMASTER: Episode Director
  • Mobile Suit Gundam: Storyboard, Episode Director
  • Pokémon: Assistant Director
  • White Album: Director
  • Others such as Angel Links, City Hunter, Kirameki Project and Trickster.

References

  1. 吉村章 - Atwiki (Japanese)
  2. Anime News Network