Kaori Izumiya

Senior 2D Background freelance Artist

E-mail : k.izumiya@gmai.com

Website : http://www.kaoriizumiya.com/animation

Professional Experience in Animation

2019 - Weathering With You (CoMix Wave Films) / 2D Background

2015 - Your Name (CoMix Wave Films) / 2D Background

2014 - Knights of Sidonia (Polygon Pictures) / Concept art

2013 - The Garden of Words (CoMix Wave Films) / 2D Background

- Ronia, the Robber's Daughter (Polygon Pictures) / Concept art

2011 - Tron (Polygon Pictures) / 2D Background

2010 - Children Who Chase Lost Voice (CoMix Wave Films) / 2D Background

2006 - 5 centimetres per Seconds (CoMix Wave Films) / 2D Background

- Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone (Studio Khara) / 2D Effect

- Stranger: Mukou Hadan (CoMix Wave Films) / 2D Background

- List of When They Cry episodes (CoMix Wave Films) / 2D Background

Higher Education

2002-2006 Studied oil painting at the Tokyo University of Art



Japanese : Native language

English : Comfortable in a fully English speaking working environment.

French : Basic skills, currently taking lessons

Technical Capacities


I’m also motivated to learn new software if required.

Miscellaneous things

I have 13 years of experience as a fine artist, and have had exhibitions in both Japan and New-Zealand.

You can find my arts at the following address : http://www.kaoriizumiya.com

I am eco friendly.

I’m currently in possession of an open work Visa in Canada, until the end of March 2020.

If you need anything else, you can contact me through the following email: