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What are the best Masaaki Yuasa movies and TV shows?

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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  1. 1Devilman Crybaby

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    Devilman Crybaby is a horror anime TV series based on Go Nagai's manga. It debuted on Netflix on January 5, 2018 as a Netflix Original. It follows a timid boy who merges with a demon to save humanity from an impending invasion.

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  1. 2Mind Game

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    Mind Game is a Japanese animated feature film based on Robin Nishi's manga. The film was produced by Studio 4 degrees C with the direction of Masaaki Yuasa. It's about a guy who dreams of being a manga artist and marrying his childhood sweetheart.

  2. 3Ping Pong the Animation

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    Ping Pong The Animation is an anime in 2014 and an adaptation of the manga Ping Pong. The anime is about the growth of ping-pong players Peco and Smile as they enter competitive table tennis competition. 
  1. 4Kick-Heart

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    Kick-Heart is a Japanese anime short film directed by Masaaki Yuasa and produced by Production I.G studios. It's known for its surreal animation and captivating storytelling that focuses on a loves story between a professional wrestler and a nun.

  2. 5The Tatami Galaxy

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    The Tatami Galaxy was originally a Japanese campus novel written by Tomohiko Morimi. It was adapted into an 11-episode anime television series directed by Masaaki Yuasa. It uses a parallel universe in telling the story of a high school student.

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RankAnswersTypeVotesPrice
1Devilman CrybabyTV Shows 18 Paid
2Mind GameMovies 14 Paid
3Ping Pong the AnimationTV Shows 9 Paid
4Kick-HeartMovies 1 Free
5The Tatami GalaxyTV Shows 1 Paid
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