Mitsuaki Kanno (菅野 光明 Kanno Mitsuaki) is an animator who was involved in several famous in-anime works.
When Shun Watanabe is playing with Masato Onoue, Aoi Miyamori asks him to introduce some animators. To make fun of Aoi, Onoue introduces Kanno. However, Aoi decides to meet Kanno instantly, make Watanabe and the others embarrassed. Therefore, Onoue asks Kanno to deal with her.
When Aoi is asking Kanno to accept some frames, Kanno declined her offer by a joke. However, when he notices that Aoi is Musashino Animation's staff, which Shigeru Sugie works in it, he introduces Sugie to Aoi.
- The name Mitsuaki means "light" (光) (mitsu) and "bright" (明) (aki).
- Mitsuaki's surname Kanno means "sedge" (菅) (kan) and "field, wilderness" (野) (no).
- Kanno's most famous work is Neon Generation Avangaldon.
- His character design is based on Hideaki Anno.
|Musashino Animation in anime timeline|
|Character Designs||Rinko Ogasawara • Yumi Iguchi|
|Animators||Ema Yasuhara • Ryosuke Endo • Akane Uchida • Hikaru Hotta • Ai Kunogi • Shigeru Sugie|
|Other animators in anime timeline|
|Freelance Animators||Misato Segawa • Mitsuhide Kisa|
|Freelance Background Artists||Yuji Atsumi • Masahiro Okura|
|Other Animators||Mitsuaki Kanno|
|Former Animators||Onodera • Shigeru's Wife|
|Hisamitsu Isokawa • Nobuaki Nakagaichi • Masahiko Inami • Keiji Takekura • Isamu Momose • Nobuhiro Sakurada • Yasuhiro Mizuyama • Kenichi Mimura • Shigeru's Wife • Shimeji Maitake • Mitsuaki Kanno • Kouji Sagamori • Mayumi Endo|