Guest Speaker: Noriko Ito

As part of our Yuri on Ice special feature at #VAX2017, we are proud to host Ms. Noriko Ito from Studio MAPPA!

Noriko Ito was born in 1986 in Tokyo. After graduating university she joined Anime International Co., Inc. Ito has also worked as an animator and key animator on several widely popular anime such as Saint Seiya Omega Pokemon XY and much more. She now works as a free-lance key animator and animation supervisor.

In 2016 Ito participated in such projects as In This Corner of the World and Yuri!!! on ICE. On Yuri!!! on ICE Ito served as the prop designer and one of the lead animation supervisors.

Notable Works:

  • Rage of Bahamut VIRGIN SOUL (Animation Supervisor)
  • Yuri!!! on ICE (Prop Design, Animation Supervisor)
  • Garo: Divine Flame (Assistant Animation Supervisor)
  • Punch Line (Sub character Design, Prop Design, Animation Supervisor)
  • The Knight in the Area (Assistant Animation Supervisor)

Ms. Ito will be conducting a portfolio review session with Studio MAPPA. Click here to sign up now!

Visual Arts Expo 2017

Visual Arts Expo 2017