Eunyoung Choi

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Eunyoung Choi
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NationalitySouth Korean
CitizenshipSouth Korea
OccupationSouth Korean animator
Known forJapanese animator

Eunyoung Choi is a South Korean animator, director and producer of Japanese animation. She is known for her works with Japanese animator Masaaki Yuasa, whom she eventually founded Science SARU studio. Ater Yuasa stepped down as president and representative director of Science SARU, she became the main director and president[1].


She majored in sculpture at university in South Korea and moved to London where she developed an interest in animation, finally ended up at Madhouse in Japan.

In 2006 she drew the 6th episode "Dry Birthday" of "Kemonozume", directed by Masaaki Yuasa and her unique style quickly raised interest. She quickly becomes a close colleague to Yuasa. From 2008, she gets involved in different projects related to or directed by Masaaki Yuasa and assumes different roles, handling the script, animation direction, storyboard, and key animation for several anime. In 2014, she took part in Ping Pong the Animation as assistant director and drew the ending animation.

She formed the studio Science Saru with Yuasa in 2013. She’s been the studio’s most important creator besides Yuasa.


  • Witchblade, 2006, key animator
  • Kemonozume, 2006 : animation director (ep. 6), key animator (ep. 1, 2, 3, 5 and 8), episode director, backgrounds and animation (ep. 10 avant-title)
  • Ghost slayers : Ayakashi Ayashi, 2006-2007, key animator (ep.12)
  • Kaiba, 2008, screenplay and storyboard (ep. 5), episode director and animation director (ep. 5, 8), key animation director (ep. 5, 8 and 11)
  • Hells Angels, 2008, key animator
  • Wakfu animation, special episode "Noximilien l'horloger", 2010 director, storyboard
  • Space Dandy, 2014, ep. 9: story draft, background setting, Guest Character designs, storyboard, episode director, key animator
  • Ping Pong the animation, 2014, Vice director, ED animation, key animation (ep. 2)


  1. Harding, Daryl. "Eunyoung Choi Becomes the CEO of Anime Studio Science SARU After Masaaki Yuasa Retires". Crunchyroll (in français). Retrieved 2020-11-28.

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