Naoyuki Konno (紺野 直幸, born July 22, 1971) is an animator, storyboard artist, character designer, and animation director that has worked on various series.
Work on "Cyborg 009: The Cyborg Soldier"Edit
Konno's main involvement was him being put in charge of the character and mecha designs for the series.
Having been a fan of Ishinomori's various manga works, he was also made to come up with designs for newly-created characters, modeling them after characters he had seen in the other series that he'd read or drawing them in a way that would emulate the manga-ka's style.
Animation Director CreditsEdit
- The Birth
- Mythos, The Final Chapter
- Gilmore's Notes
- The Night of the Star Festival
- When You Wish Upon a Shooting Star....
He had also done the storyboarding for "The Birth" and "Mythos, The Final Chapter".
After Cyborg 009, he would be employed to a similar extent on 009-1 by Ishimori Entertainment, a company developed specifically for producing and funding adaptations of Ishinomori's titles. Unfortunately, Ishimori Entertainment would dissolve, taking with it any further adaptation plans.