Chiemi Hironaka

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Chiemi Hironaka

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Gender: Female
Date of birth: Unknown
Place of birth: Japan
Location: Japan

Chiemi Hironaka (広中 千恵美 Hironaka Chiemi?) is a japanese animation director and character designer main known for her work in Detective Conan. Formerly affiliated with Studio Boomerang, she now works with TMS Entertainment.

Works in Detective Conan

Chiemi Hironaka started being active in 2000 as in-between animation in episode 200, before started as a key animation in 2002 with episode 300. She then started working regularly with Keiko Sasaki and Rei Masunaga, who were Studio Boomerang's regular animation director for the series. In episode 568, she replaced Rei Masunaga and started working as animation director while still representing Studio Boomerang. In 2014, she left the studio to join TMS and is now a regular animation director for the series.

Other notable works


  • Bakuon!!: Assistant animation director
  • Battle Girls: Key animation
  • Before Green Gables: Key animation
  • Cinderella Nine: Animation director
  • D.Gray-man: Key animation
  • Detective Conan: The Culprit Hanzawa: Animation director
  • EDENS ZERO: Animation director
  • Genji Monogatari Sennenki: Key animation
  • Glass Mask: Key animation
  • Ijiranaide, Nagatoro-san: Animation director[1], key animation, second key animation
  • Kamisama Kiss (OVA): Animation director
  • Kochoki: Key animation
  • Live On Cardliver Kakeru: Key animation
  • Love Hina Again (OVA): In-between animation
  • Lupin III, part SIX: Key animation
  • Megalobox: Key animation
  • Mitsudomoe: Key animation
  • Natsuiro Kiseki: Key animation
  • Tenshi na Konamaiki: In-between animation, key animation
  • That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime (OVA): Key animation
  • Those Snow White Notes: Animation director, key animation
  • Tiger & Bunny: Key animation
  • Tower of God: Animation director, key animation, second key animation[2],[3]
  • Afuregu!: Aufregendes leben (song): Key animation


  • Tottoko Hamutarō: Ham Ham Ham - Jya! Maboroshi no Princess: In-between animation
  • Karakai Jouzu no Takagi-san (2022): Assistant animation director, key animation, second key animation, prop design, video assistant, character design (sub-character)
  • Blue Thermal (2022): Animation director, key animation


  1. Page partially or completely translated from the Chinese version of March 16th, 2023.
  2. Wikipedia (Japanese)
  3. Anilist
  4. Anime News Network
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