Creating Sci-Fi Animation with Reality *RERUN
Naoyoshi Shiotani is a creator with a reputation for his stylish science fiction projects. He has also received praise for the many sci-fi animations he has directed, with its added sense of reality due to the detailed drawings. We look into Shiotani's ability to portray every aspect of the characters he creates.
Naoyoshi Shiotani
Shiotani was born in 1977.

Major animated works
"BLOOD+" Opening (2005)
"BLOOD-C The Last Dark" (2012)
"PSYCHO-PASS" (2012, 2014)
"PSYCHO-PASS Sinners of the System" (2019)

BLOOD-C The Last Dark

Shiotani's first animated feature film as a director. It is about a girl named Saya, who defeats monsters that run rampant in Tokyo.


This is Shiotani's first TV animation series as a director. This story, taking place in Japan in the near future, centers on the activities of Public Security Bureau detectives.

PSYCHO-PASS Sinners of the System Case.3 Vengeance's Horizon

The latest of "PSYCHO-PASS" theatrical trilogy. Shiotani also took on the task of writing the original story.