Akiyuki SIMBO

Aka: Futoshi SHIIYA, Souji HOMURA, 新房 昭之

Akiyuki SIMBO
Akiyuki SIMBO is best known for directing Dance in the Vampire Bund, Puella Magi Madoka Magica, and Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei. Also known for being the director & series composition of Nisemonogatari and Bakemonogatari.
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Chief Director

Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part 4: Walpurgisnacht - Rising
  • Movie
  • TBA
Pretty Boy Detective Club
  • TV (12 eps)
  • 2021
Fate/Extra Last Encore: Illustrias Geocentric Theory
  • TV Special (3 eps x 33 min)
  • 2018
Fate/Extra Last Encore
  • TV (10 eps)
  • 2018
Fireworks
  • Movie (1 ep x 90 min)
  • 2017
Owarimonogatari II
  • TV Special (2 eps x 84 min)
  • 2017
Owarimonogatari II Recaps
  • TV Special (2 eps)
  • 2017
Kizumonogatari Movie 3: Reiketsu
  • Movie (1 ep x 83 min)
  • 2017
Kubikiri Cycle: Aoiro Savant to Zaregototsukai
  • OVA (8 eps x 30 min)
  • 2016 - 2017
Kizumonogatari Movie 2: Nekketsu
  • Movie (1 ep x 68 min)
  • 2016
Koyomimonogatari
  • Web (12 eps x 13 min)
  • 2016
Kizumonogatari Movie 1: Tekketsu
  • Movie (1 ep x 64 min)
  • 2016
Nisekoi: OVA
  • OVA (2 eps x 14 min)
  • 2016
Owarimonogatari
  • TV (12 eps x 26 min)
  • 2015
Nisekoi:
  • TV (12 eps)
  • 2015
Nisekoi: Four Seasons
  • TV Special (1 ep x 24 min)
  • 2015
Gourmet Girl Graffiti
  • TV (12 eps)
  • 2015
Puella Magi Madoka Magica: Concept Movie
  • Other (1 ep x 4 min)
  • 2015
Tsukimonogatari
  • TV Special (4 eps x 27 min)
  • 2014
Nisekoi OVA
  • OVA (3 eps)
  • 2014 - 2015
Hanamonogatari
  • TV Special (5 eps x 26 min)
  • 2014
Mekakucity Actors
  • TV (12 eps)
  • 2014
Nisekoi
  • TV (20 eps)
  • 2014
Hidamari Sketch: Sae & Hiro's Graduation Arc
  • OVA (2 eps x 24 min)
  • 2013
Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part 3: Rebellion
  • Movie (1 ep x 117 min)
  • 2013
Monogatari Series: Second Season
  • TV (26 eps)
  • 2013
Nekomonogatari (Black) Recap
  • DVD Special (1 ep x 2 min)
  • 2013
Nekomonogatari (Black)
  • TV Special (4 eps x 27 min)
  • 2012
Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part 2: Eternal
  • Movie (1 ep x 109 min)
  • 2012
Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part 1: Beginnings
  • Movie (1 ep x 130 min)
  • 2012
Ground Control to Psychoelectric Girl: The Nighttime Sun
  • DVD Special (1 ep)
  • 2012
Katte ni Kaizou
  • OVA (6 eps x 25 min)
  • 2011
Ground Control to Psychoelectric Girl
  • TV (12 eps)
  • 2011
Maria Holic Alive
  • TV (12 eps)
  • 2011
Katte ni Kaizou Specials
  • DVD Special (3 eps x 7 min)
  • 2011
Mahou Sensei Negima! ~Mou Hitotsu Sekai~ Magical Girl Yue
  • OVA (1 ep x 31 min)
  • 2010
And Yet the Town Moves
  • TV (12 eps)
  • 2010
Mahou Sensei Negima! ~Mou Hitotsu no Sekai~
  • OVA (4 eps x 30 min)
  • 2009 - 2010
Mahou Sensei Negima! ~Shiroki Tsubasa Ala Alba~
  • OVA (3 eps)
  • 2008 - 2009
Hidamari Sketch Specials
  • TV Special (2 eps x 24 min)
  • 2007
Hidamari Sketch
  • TV (12 eps)
  • 2007
Negima!? Natsu Special!?
  • OVA (1 ep x 28 min)
  • 2006
Negima!? Haru Special!?
  • OVA (1 ep x 25 min)
  • 2006
Tsukuyomi -Moon Phase- Special
  • DVD Special (1 ep x 24 min)
  • 2006
Tsukuyomi: Moon Phase
  • TV (25 eps)
  • 2004 - 2005

Director

Zoku Owarimonogatari
  • Movie (1 ep x 148 min)
  • 2018
March Comes in like a Lion 2nd Season
  • TV (22 eps)
  • 2017 - 2018
March Comes in like a Lion Recap
  • TV Special (1 ep)
  • 2016
March Comes in like a Lion
  • TV (22 eps)
  • 2016 - 2017
Bump of Chicken: Answer
  • Music Video (1 ep x 5 min)
  • 2016
Nisekoimonogatari
  • Other (1 ep x 1 min)
  • 2015
Fate/Extra CCC OP
  • Web (1 ep x 2 min)
  • 2013
[email protected]
  • TV (12 eps)
  • 2013
Hidamari Sketch x Honeycomb
  • TV (12 eps)
  • 2012
Kid Icarus
  • Web (6 eps x 3 min)
  • 2012
Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei Blu-ray Box Special
  • OVA (1 ep x 27 min)
  • 2012
Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei Special Omake
  • DVD Special (1 ep x 1 min)
  • 2012
Nisemonogatari
  • TV (11 eps)
  • 2012
Hidamari Sketch x SP
  • TV Special (2 eps x 25 min)
  • 2011
Mahou Sensei Negima! Anime Final
  • Movie (1 ep x 77 min)
  • 2011
Puella Magi Madoka Magica
  • TV (12 eps)
  • 2011
Hidamari Sketch x Hoshimittsu Specials
  • TV Special (2 eps x 24 min)
  • 2010
Arakawa Under the Bridge x Bridge
  • TV (13 eps)
  • 2010
Arakawa Under the Bridge
  • TV (13 eps)
  • 2010
Dance in the Vampire Bund Recap
  • TV Special (1 ep x 25 min)
  • 2010
Hidamari Sketch x Hoshimittsu
  • TV (12 eps)
  • 2010
Dance in the Vampire Bund
  • TV (12 eps)
  • 2010
Zan Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei Bangaichi
  • OVA (2 eps x 27 min)
  • 2009 - 2010
Hidamari Sketch x 365 Specials
  • TV Special (2 eps)
  • 2009
Natsu no Arashi! Akinaichuu
  • TV (13 eps)
  • 2009
Bakemonogatari Recap
  • TV Special (1 ep x 24 min)
  • 2009
Zan Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei
  • TV (13 eps)
  • 2009
Bakemonogatari
  • TV (15 eps)
  • 2009 - 2010
Pani Poni Dash! Special
  • DVD Special (1 ep x 31 min)
  • 2009
Natsu no Arashi!
  • TV (13 eps)
  • 2009
Hidamari Sketch x 365 EX
  • DVD Special (1 ep x 24 min)
  • 2009
Maria Holic
  • TV (12 eps)
  • 2009
Goku Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei
  • OVA (3 eps)
  • 2008 - 2009
Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei Jo: Zoku Zetsubou Shoujo Senshuu
  • TV Special (1 ep x 56 min)
  • 2008
Hidamari Sketch x 365
  • TV (13 eps)
  • 2008
Zoku Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei
  • TV (13 eps)
  • 2008
Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei Jo: Zetsubou Shoujo Senshuu
  • DVD Special (1 ep x 50 min)
  • 2008
Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei
  • TV (12 eps)
  • 2007
Negima!?
  • TV (26 eps)
  • 2006 - 2007
Pani Poni Dash!
  • TV (26 eps)
  • 2005
Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha
  • TV (13 eps)
  • 2004
Le Portrait de Petit Cossette
  • OVA (3 eps)
  • 2004
Triangle Heart ~Sweet Songs Forever~
  • OVA (4 eps x 28 min)
  • 2003
Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha: Lyrical Toy Box
  • Music Video (1 ep x 4 min)
  • 2001
SoulTaker
  • TV (13 eps)
  • 2001
Tenamonya Voyagers
  • OVA (4 eps x 29 min)
  • 1999
Starship Girl Yamamoto Yohko
  • TV (26 eps)
  • 1999
Suddenly Princess
  • OVA (3 eps x 29 min)
  • 1997 - 1998
Twilight of the Dark Master
  • OVA (1 ep x 50 min)
  • 1997
Starship Girl Yamamoto Yohko II
  • OVA (3 eps x 28 min)
  • 1997
Galaxy Fraulein Yuna Returns
  • OVA (3 eps x 31 min)
  • 1996 - 1997
New Hurricane Polymar
  • OVA (2 eps x 30 min)
  • 1996 - 1997
MVP E.M.U Music Video
  • Music Video (1 ep x 5 min)
  • 1996
Debutante Detective Corps
  • OVA (1 ep x 31 min)
  • 1996
Starship Girl Yamamoto Yohko I
  • OVA (3 eps x 28 min)
  • 1996
Metal Fighter Miku
  • TV (13 eps)
  • 1994
Devil Hunter Yohko
  • OVA (6 eps)
  • 1990 - 1995

Series Composition

Pretty Boy Detective Club
  • TV (12 eps)
  • 2021
Zoku Owarimonogatari
  • Movie (1 ep x 148 min)
  • 2018
March Comes in like a Lion 2nd Season
  • TV (22 eps)
  • 2017 - 2018
Owarimonogatari II
  • TV Special (2 eps x 84 min)
  • 2017
Kizumonogatari Movie 3: Reiketsu
  • Movie (1 ep x 83 min)
  • 2017
Kubikiri Cycle: Aoiro Savant to Zaregototsukai
  • OVA (8 eps x 30 min)
  • 2016 - 2017
March Comes in like a Lion
  • TV (22 eps)
  • 2016 - 2017
Kizumonogatari Movie 2: Nekketsu
  • Movie (1 ep x 68 min)
  • 2016
Koyomimonogatari
  • Web (12 eps x 13 min)
  • 2016
Kizumonogatari Movie 1: Tekketsu
  • Movie (1 ep x 64 min)
  • 2016
Nisekoi: OVA
  • OVA (2 eps x 14 min)
  • 2016
Owarimonogatari
  • TV (12 eps x 26 min)
  • 2015
Nisekoi:
  • TV (12 eps)
  • 2015
Tsukimonogatari
  • TV Special (4 eps x 27 min)
  • 2014
Nisekoi OVA
  • OVA (3 eps)
  • 2014 - 2015
Hanamonogatari
  • TV Special (5 eps x 26 min)
  • 2014
Nisekoi
  • TV (20 eps)
  • 2014
Monogatari Series: Second Season
  • TV (26 eps)
  • 2013
Nekomonogatari (Black)
  • TV Special (4 eps x 27 min)
  • 2012
Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part 2: Eternal
  • Movie (1 ep x 109 min)
  • 2012
Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part 1: Beginnings
  • Movie (1 ep x 130 min)
  • 2012
Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei Blu-ray Box Special
  • OVA (1 ep x 27 min)
  • 2012
Nisemonogatari
  • TV (11 eps)
  • 2012
Mahou Sensei Negima! Anime Final
  • Movie (1 ep x 77 min)
  • 2011
Zan Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei Bangaichi
  • OVA (2 eps x 27 min)
  • 2009 - 2010
Zan Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei
  • TV (13 eps)
  • 2009
Bakemonogatari
  • TV (15 eps)
  • 2009 - 2010
Goku Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei
  • OVA (3 eps)
  • 2008 - 2009

Episode Director

Le Portrait de Petit Cossette
  • OVA (3 eps)
  • 2004
Starship Girl Yamamoto Yohko II
  • OVA (3 eps x 28 min)
  • 1997
The Legend of Zorro
  • TV (52 eps)
  • 1996 - 1997
Midori no Makibaoh
  • TV (61 eps)
  • 1996 - 1997
Ninku: The Movie
  • Movie (1 ep x 26 min)
  • 1995
Ninku
  • TV (55 eps)
  • 1995 - 1996
Metal Fighter Miku
  • TV (13 eps)
  • 1994
Montana Jones
  • TV (52 eps)
  • 1994 - 1995
Yu Yu Hakusho
  • TV (112 eps)
  • 1992 - 1994
Marude Dameo
  • TV (47 eps)
  • 1991 - 1992
Karakuri Kengo Den Musashi Lord
  • TV (50 eps)
  • 1990 - 1991

Storyboard

Kakushigoto PV
  • Web (1 ep x 1 min)
  • 2016
Puella Magi Madoka Magica: Concept Movie
  • Other (1 ep x 4 min)
  • 2015
Okitegami Kyouko no Bibouroku x Monogatari
  • Web (1 ep x 1 min)
  • 2014
Fate/Extra CCC OP
  • Web (1 ep x 2 min)
  • 2013
Hidamari Sketch x 365
  • TV (13 eps)
  • 2008
Hidamari Sketch Specials
  • TV Special (2 eps x 24 min)
  • 2007
ef - a tale of memories
  • TV (12 eps)
  • 2007
Hidamari Sketch
  • TV (12 eps)
  • 2007
Le Portrait de Petit Cossette
  • OVA (3 eps)
  • 2004
Ichi the Killer: Episode 0
  • OVA (1 ep x 47 min)
  • 2002
SoulTaker
  • TV (13 eps)
  • 2001
Starship Girl Yamamoto Yohko
  • TV (26 eps)
  • 1999
Saber Marionette J to X
  • TV (26 eps)
  • 1998 - 1999
Starship Girl Yamamoto Yohko II
  • OVA (3 eps x 28 min)
  • 1997
The Legend of Zorro
  • TV (52 eps)
  • 1996 - 1997
Starship Girl Yamamoto Yohko I
  • OVA (3 eps x 28 min)
  • 1996
Galaxy Fraulein Yuna
  • OVA (2 eps x 28 min)
  • 1995
Metal Fighter Miku
  • TV (13 eps)
  • 1994
Eien no Filena
  • OVA (6 eps x 27 min)
  • 1992 - 1993
Yu Yu Hakusho
  • TV (112 eps)
  • 1992 - 1994
Devil Hunter Yohko
  • OVA (6 eps)
  • 1990 - 1995
Karakuri Kengo Den Musashi Lord
  • TV (50 eps)
  • 1990 - 1991

Animation Director

Eien no Filena
  • OVA (6 eps x 27 min)
  • 1992 - 1993
Karakuri Kengo Den Musashi Lord
  • TV (50 eps)
  • 1990 - 1991

OP Director

Saber Marionette J
  • TV (25 eps)
  • 1996 - 1997

Key Animator

Tokyo Babylon
  • OVA (2 eps)
  • 1992 - 1994
Urusei Yatsura Movie 6: Always My Darling
  • Movie (1 ep x 77 min)
  • 1991
Baoh
  • Movie (1 ep x 48 min)
  • 1989
Oishinbo
  • TV (136 eps)
  • 1988 - 1992
GeGeGe no Kitarou (1985)
  • TV (108 eps)
  • 1985 - 1988
Urusei Yatsura OVA
  • OVA (11 eps)
  • 1985 - 1991
Dirty Pair
  • TV (24 eps)
  • 1985

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Scalpelexis Apr 12, 2021

One eccentric genius. Neverending respect.

AardvarkRex Apr 10, 2021

This guy... a legend among legends.

SoylentGreen May 29, 2018

I think I liked Katanagatari because Shinbo didn't direct it. Instead it was directed by a guy whose portfolio consists of low brow works and did a much better job than he ever did lol.

SentientCrab Jan 19, 2017

Pervert, genius, or both?

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