Masaaki Yuasa is one of the most exciting directors in the Japanese animation industry today. Even though he has been working in the industry for over three decades, you've probably never even heard of him until 2017. He's been the filmmaker of choice for a lot of cultured anime fans. The 53-year-old had a significant rise to fame in a span of 18 months upon releasing two of his theatrical features. One of them is "The Night is Short, Walk on Girl" and the other is "Lu Over the Wall." But the series that gained a ton of attention was his Netflix series entitled "Devilman Crybaby" which got a hold of his biggest audience to date. The Devilman Crybaby director was the featured anime director during the 2018 Tokyo International Film Festival. The event included all three of his feature films. In addition, the 2004 Mind Game which was a cult favorite, an all-night screening of Devilman, and an anthology of short films from the start of his career. Music plays an important role when it comes to his work. His works in the Mind Game anime, Ping Pong: The Animation, and Lu Over the Wall all have arresting moments beautifully synced with captivating music. Yuasa himself said that the lessons that he learned from his TV years are evident in the scripting of his works. It's safe to say that each of his projects has decades upon decades of expertise behind them. If you want to know the best Masaaki Yuasa movies and TV shows that he's produced over the years, we can help you with that. Go ahead and check out this list to find out!
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