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Noriyuki Abe
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Birthday 19 July 1961[1]
Birth Place Kyoto, Japan[1]
Age 60[1]
Nationality Japanese
Professional Status
Occupation Anime Director
Known For Bleach

Yu Yu Hakusho

Noriyuki Abe is a Japanese anime director who was lead director on the anime adaption of Tite Kubo's Bleach manga.


Noriyuki Abe was born in the Japanese city of Kyoto on July 19, 1961. Abe's career as a director saw him taking the helm of a couple of Yu Yu Hakusho projects in the early 1990s. He subsequently worked on numerous anime, many of which ran for over 40 or 50 episodes before starting work on the anime adaptation of Bleach in 2004, and which concluded after 366 episodes in 2014 having also spawned four animated movies which Abe also directed.