Animator Expo Shares "Dragon Dentist" Short

Hideaki Anno protege serves as animation director of author Ōtarō Maijō's story

The Japan Animator Expo is a showcase of 30 shorts presented by Dwango and Evangelion creator Hideaki Anno's Studio Khara. First up is prize-winning author Ōtarō Maijō's "Dragon Dentist," with Anno protege and Rebuild of Evangelion movie director Kazuya Tsurumaki serving as animation direction.


Watch it, complete with English subtitles here.


The Dragon Dentist

Original Work, Script Writing, Director
Otaro Maijo

Animation Director
Kazuya Tsurumaki

A girl comes there to become a dentist of dragon. She is with other new freshman applicants, but there is no announcement from a senior as a guidance. They are confused and taken along with the senior. The only way is just to walk through freshman's path, which is dark and strange. They do not know where they are. Not knowing what to do, she is approaching to the secret of dragon, but she does not realize yet. The adventure has already begun.



Otaro Maijo
Animation Director
Kazuya Tsurumaki
Character design
Yasuyuki Kosaka
Animation character design/Animation Director
Yoshimichi Kameda
Scanning And Inspection
Yasuhito Murata
Color Design・Color Coordination Inspection
Akemi Nagao
Special Effect
Shin Inoie
Art Supervision
Kentaro Akiyama
Art Director
Yuka Kawai
CGI Director
Hiroyasu Kobayashi
Toyotoku Yamada
Hidemi Li
Yoshitaka Koyama
Sound Effect Director
Toshiharu Yamada(sound team・DonJuan)
Sound Effect
Toru Noguchi(anime sound)
Tomoyuki Ogata

Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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