Junpei Tatenaka


Junpei Tatanaka
Junpei Tatenaka was born in 1971 in Ehime Prefecture. After attending an animation school he joined Disney Animation Japan. At Disney Tatenake worked on a vast array of animation projects from an animator on Pooh’s Grand Adventure and Pocahantas 2 to a key animator on The Hunchback of Notre Dame II and lead animator on Mulan 2. He now works as a freelance animation supervisor. Among his major works are the MAJOR series (animation supervisor/ action animation supervisor), Ro-Kyu-Bu! (action animation supervisor), and Ace of Diamond (action animation supervisor). ¬†On Yuri!!! on ICE Tatenaka served as the lead figure skating animator along with Eiji Abiko.

  • Animator on Pooh’s Grand Adventure
  • Animator Pocahantas 2
  • Key Animator on The Hunchback of Notre Dame II
  • Lead Animator on Piglet’s Big Movie
  • Lead Animator on Mulan 2
  • Animation Supervisor/Action Anime Supervisor on MAJOR
  • Action Animation Supervisor on Ro-Kyu-Bu!
  • Action Animation Supervisor on Ace of Diamond
  • Key Animator on Endless Night
  • Lead Figure Skating Animator on Yuri!!! on ICE