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加藤 直之 Katou Naoyuki (1952 to Present)

A native of Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka prefecture, Kato Naoyuki worked as the lead mechanical designer for the main Legend of Galactic Heroes OVA. He is known for his very realistic depictions of spacecraft, first earning some fame from his work on the Legend of Galactic Heroes anime adaptation.

Major Work[]

Related magazine story[]

  • SF Magazine (Tor Books, 1977 -1984 monthly magazine-cover years 2004-2007, 2005)
  • SF Adventure (Tokuma Shoten, 1988-1990 monthly magazine cover of the year)
  • Guin SagaSeries (Kurimoto Kaoru: make Tor Books, paperback covers, illustrations)
  • Legend of Galactic HeroesSeries (Tanaka Yoshiki: work Tokuma Shoten, new book covers, illustrations)
  • Frontier Series Galaxy (A · Bertram Chandler: Noda Masahiro work: Tor Books translation, paperback covers, illustrations)
  • Galactic Corps series beggar (Noda Masahiro: Tor Books made, paperback covers, illustrations)
  • Starship Troopers (Robert Heinlein A ·: make Tor Books, paperback cover)
  • Sayonara Jupiter (Sakyo Komatsu: soft cover book form cover work)
  • J · P · Hogan(Hazime Hazime Inc. Toukyou- published by Tor Books) The cover illustration of the complete works
Special edition paperback Hayakawa SF (Tarzan Series)
[The Curse of the Jungle and Tarzan (November 10, 1980)
[Tarzan and the Leopard man (April 10, 1982)
[The Return of Tarzan (July 10, 1982)
Hazime Hazime mystery paperback (paperback Hazime Hazime SF)
[Router] crisis of the Kingdom (July 24, 1981)
Emperor Caligula [Savage] (Sun May 11, 1982)
[War Chief] (January 27, 1989)
Devil [Apache] (February 17, 1989)
[Tarzan (August 20, 1999)
[Return of Tarzan (June 23, 2000)
  • The unexplored [Nankai], [Mexico] in a threatening situation, points [3] of the prince of the desert by Saitou Toshio.

Related images[]

  • Hirake! Ponkikki (the song "March of Spaceship Earth," "person with phosphorus Busan sky" and in charge of graphics)
  • Space Battleship Yamato (Mechanic design fair)
  • Legend of Galactic Heroes (anime mechanical design)
  • Starship Troopers (OVAillustration package version)


  • Traveler (illustration package, illustrated)
  • Legend of Galactic Heroes (package illustration, poster)
  • Demon Stone Digan (art director, original illustrations)
  • Culdcept (main visual)


  • Katou Naoyuki Illustrations I, II, III (Asahi Sonorama, Hardcover)
  • Powered Mechanical SF Beauty Katou Naoyuki painter (Rapyuta, Hardcover)
  • Department collection of original illustrations on the lower SF Takebe (Department of Takebe: work Rapyuta supervision in book form)
  • Space-time painter painting Extract SF Katou Naoyuki (Rapyuta, Hardcover)
  • Armored angel Gabriel (Rapyuta,Miyatake Kazutakaco-authored with Mr.)