Rinko Ogasawara (小笠原綸子 Ogasawara Rinko) is one of the supporting characters in the SHIROBAKO anime series. Rinko is working at Musashino Animation as a star key animator, character designer, and the general animation supervisor of Exodus.

Appearance Edit

Rinko always wears goth Lolita clothing. She has deep red eyes and long, curly light blonde, almost white hair. She is often seen with her black hairband bow on the top of her head with a deep blue dress that has lighter blue frills and a white undershirt. Her dress has a ribbon on the collar and buttons along her chest. The bottom of her undershirt's sleeves have small black ribbons.

Personality Edit

She behaves very elegantly and doesn't talk much. She is a very talented animator and many people admire her because of her work, especially Ema.

Background Edit

When Rinko was offered to do character design for a video game adaptation, she received harsh criticism and her designs were rejected several times. Tired and hurt, she realised that she could not keep saying “yes” to everything that was asked to her and decided to start wearing Gothic Lolita clothes, like the character she was trying to design at that time, in order to protect herself and become stronger.

Chronology Edit

Trivia Edit

  • Ogasawara's flashback hinted that she had played Go. It's unknown that if she has still play Go or not.

Gallery Edit

Navigations Edit

Musashino Animation
Production Department Shun WatanabeAoi MiyamoriTarou TakanashiErika YanoTsubaki AndoSara SatoDaisuke Hiraoka
Animation Department Ema YasuharaRinko OgasawaraYumi IguchiRyosuke EndoAkane UchidaHikaru HottaAi KunogiShigeru Sugie
Other Department Masato MarukawaYuka OkitsuNao ShinkawaYoshiki SakuraYuichiro ShimoyanagiChiemi DoumotoWataru Nakabayashi
Former staff Yutaka HondaTatsuya OchiaiShigeru's Wife
Directing Seiichi KinoshitaMasashi YamadaHironori MadokaHiroshi IketaniZaruyoshi Yakushiji
Animations Misato SegawaMitsuhide Kisa
Companies Western EntertainmentR&B StudioYodaka BooksTitanic Studio
Anime Productions
Anime Andes ChuckyExodus!Third Aerial Girls SquadTwo PieceBorder Town Woman
Musashino Animation
Character Designs Rinko OgasawaraYumi Iguchi
Animators Ema YasuharaRyosuke EndoAkane UchidaHikaru HottaAi KunogiShigeru Sugie
Other animators
Freelance Animators Misato SegawaMitsuhide Kisa
Freelance Background Artists Yuji AtsumiMasahiro Okura
Other Animators Mitsuaki Kanno
Former Animators Shigeru's Wife
Terms Animators
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