Masaaki Iwane

Masaaki Iwane (岩根雅明 Iwane Masaaki; born August 13, 1965) is one of the founding animation directors for the Pokémon anime. For almost the entirety of his career, he has been a traditional animator, with his first ever fully digitally animated episode in both the layout and key animation stages being HZ041.[1]

Animation credits

Credits are listed in order of most senior role, then in order of their release.

See TV episodes animation directed by Masaaki Iwane

Animation Director

Key Animation



This is a collection of genga drawn by Iwane.
Iwane solo animates the majority of his episodes on the series.[3]

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