Shun'ichi Yukimuro (雪室 俊一 Yukimuro Shun'ichi, born January 11, 1941, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan) is a veteran screenwriter for television anime series. During a career spanning some four decades, Yukimuro has written over 3,000 TV anime scenarios, including episodes of many classic series produced by the Toei Animation studio. After attending a school for screenwriters, Yukimuro won an award early in his career for a television drama titled Chikagorono Wakai Yatsu. He soon began to focus on writing for television anime, of which his first was Yokocho Seigitai (Justice Guardian) in 1964.
Among the anime series for which Yukimuro wrote scenarios include Kimba the White Lion, Sally, the Witch, Gegege no Kitaro, Sazae-san, Tomorrow's Joe, Himitsu no Akko-chan, Babel II, Majokko Megu-chan, Dr. Slump, Honey Honey, The Kabocha Wine, Dragon Ball, The Adventures of Pepero, and Azuki-chan.
Yukimuro was also the creator of the internationally popular manga series Ohayō! Spank, which was turned into an anime by Tokyo Movie Shinsha in 1981, for which he received the Kodansha Manga Award for shōjo in 1981.
- Joel Hahn. "Kodansha Manga Awards". Comic Book Awards Almanac. Retrieved 2007-08-21.
- Shun'ichi Yukimuro at Anime News Network's Encyclopedia
- Shun'ichi Yukimuro tribute page, including a list of every anime on which he worked, current to 2003