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Production Guide

Major Credits


製作総指揮

Executive Producer

The executive producer is not involved in any technical aspects or day to day operations of the film making or music process, but is responsible for the overall production of the movie. They often represent a person or company with a financial interest in the project. However, in some cases, the executive producer credit is simply honorary.
今田智憲/ Chiaki ImadaToei Animation

DB: 1, 2, 3; DBZ: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
小島民雄/ Tamio KojimaShueisha

DBZ: 3
茅野力造/ Rikizō KayanoShueisha

DBZ: 4, 5, 6
安齊富夫/ Yoshio AnzaiShueisha

DBZ: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13; Anniversary
泊  懋/ Tsutomu TomariToei Animation

DBZ: 10, 11, 12, 13; Anniversary
高岩 淡/ Tan TakaiwaToei Animation

DBZ: 11, 12, 13; Anniversary

製作担当

Production Supervisor

The production supervisor is a Toei Animation producer that oversees the production process of the anime. They ensure that everything is on schedule and that deadlines are met so that the movie will be finished in time for its premiere.
岸本松司/ Matsuji Kishimoto

DB: 1, 2, 3; DBZ: 1, 2, 3
堀川和政/ Kazumasa Horikawa

DBZ: 3
鳥本 武/ Take Torimoto

DBZ: 4
末永雄一/ Yūichi Suenaga

DBZ: 5, 6
小塚憲夫/ Toshio Kozuka

DBZ: 7
山口彰彦/ Akihiko Yamaguchi

DBZ: 8
樋口宗久/ Munehisa Higuchi

DBZ: 9
風間厚徳/ Atsunori Kazama

DBZ: 10, 11
杉本隆一/ Ryūichi Sugimoto

DBZ: 12, 13; Anniversary

脚本構成

Scenario Composition

由木義文/ Yoshifumi Yuki

DB: 1, 2

脚本

Scenario

A scenario writer is responsible for the script of a specific movie, and is supervised by the series organizer. A movie script is often revised numerous times before it is finalized and handed over to the director to begin work on the animation process.
井上敏樹/ Toshiki Inoue

DB: 1
照井啓司/ Keiji Terui

DB: 2
由木義文/ Yoshifumi Yuki

DB: 3
小山高生/ Takao Koyama

DBZ: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
松井亜弥/ Aya Matsui

Anniversary

美術監修・設定

Art Supervisor-Design

池田祐二/ Yūji Ikeda

DBZ: 6, 7
窪田忠雄/ Tadao Kubota

DBZ: 10, 11, 12, 13

美術デザイン

Art Design

辻 忠直/ Tadanao Tsuji

Anniversary

美術監督

Art Director

The art director creates “art boards” with illustrations of the major points and locations in the script, defining the setting, colors, and other various details on how a scene should look on screen. They also create detailed “model packs” for the background artists and key animators to work from. The background artists also receive “art boards” from the art director, which contain rough background sketches detailing how the backgrounds should look.
山本善之/ Yoshiyuki Yamamoto

DB: 1
伊藤岩光/ Iwamitsu Itō

DB: 2
池田祐二/ Yūji Ikeda

DB: 3; DBZ: 1, 2, 3
吉田智子/ Tomoko Yoshida

DBZ: 4
佐貫利勝/ Toshikatsu Sanuki

DBZ: 4
松宮正純/ Masazumi Matsumiya

DBZ: 5
谷口淳一/ Jun’ichi Taniguchi

DBZ: 6
長崎 斉/ Hitoshi Nagasaki

DBZ: 7
行 信三/ Shinzō Yuki

DBZ: 8
徳重 賢/ Ken Tokushige

DBZ: 9, 10, 11, 12
東 潤一/ Jun’ichi Higashi

DBZ: 13; Anniversary

作画監督

Animation Supervisor

The animation supervisor is responsible for creating the movie character designs and oversees, checks, and corrects the key animators’ drawings. The corrections can be for many reasons, but are most often to bring the characters “on model” so that they more accurately reflect the original character designs. The final look of the movie hinges on the artistic abilities of the animation supervisor.
前田 実/ Minoru Maeda

DB: 1, 2, 3; DBZ: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
中鶴勝祥/ Katsuyoshi Nakatsuru

DBZ: 4
佐藤正樹/ Masaki Satō

DBZ: 4
山室直儀/ Tadayoshi Yamamuro

DBZ: 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13; Anniversary

監修

Supervising Director

In some cases, the movie director is overseen by a supervising director, who helps guide the decision making process.
西尾大介/ Daisuke Nishio

DBZ: 5
山内重保/ Shigeyasu Yamauchi

DBZ: 9, 11, 13

監督

Director

The director, often referred to as the movie director, is one of the most difficult and most important jobs in the production process of a movie. They are responsible for checking and supervising the movie throughout its production, from initial story to the final released product, and in many cases, have almost total control over it. They typically check the animation drawings as they are being worked on, set up each scene before it goes to photography and supervises the audio production, voice recordings, and all of the editing, amongst many other jobs.
西尾大介/ Daisuke Nishio

DB: 1, 2; DBZ: 1, 2, 3, 6
竹之内和久/ Kazuhisa Takenōchi

DB: 3
橋本光夫/ Mitsuo Hashimoto

DBZ: 4, 5, 13
菊池一仁/ Kazuhito Kikuchi

DBZ: 7
山内重保/ Shigeyasu Yamauchi

DBZ: 8, 10, 12; Anniversary
上田芳裕/ Yoshihiro Ueda

DBZ: 9, 11