Mr. Yutaka Yamamoto is a well-known director and producer of both anime and live-action films. Mr. Yamamoto was born in Osaka in 1974. He later attended Kyoto University and is a graduate of the department of literature. He is the Representative Director of Ordet, an animation studio and is best-known for his work directing shows such as Lucky Star, Kannagi: Crazy Shrine Maidens, and Fractale.
His live-action film credits include directing "Watashi no Yasashikunai Sempai (My Unkind Upperclassman)", for which he received the 2010 TAMA Film Award for the Best Up-And-Coming Director.