Bells are Ring
©️NHK-ED
Bell ga Naru
|  Music Video | 2019 / 2017 | Japan | 1'30" |
Lyrics: Yamamura Koji, Composition: Sakurai Eiko
Singers: Hanada Yuuichiro, Ono Atsuko
Dancers (2017): Hanada Yuuichiro, Ono Atsuko, Kobayashi Yoshihisa, Uehara Risa, Choromy, Mu Mu, Garapico
Dancers (2019): Hanada Yuuichiro, Ono Atsuko, Fukuo Makoto, Akimoto Azuki, Choromy, Mu Mu, Garapico
Animation, Design, Diretior: Yamamura Koji
Production: NHK Educational
Kojiki Girl Travelogue
©Koji Yamamura / NHK Enterprise
| TV program | 2013 | Japan | 59'00" |
Reporter: Tomoka Kurotani, Script, Animation, Direction: Yamamura Koji, Music: Ueno Koji, Production: NHK Enterprises
Japan's oldest chronicle, Kojiki or "Record of Ancient Matters" was compiled in 712. It begins with the creation myth and the emergence of gods. 4 episode where are located at Hyuga, "The Cleansing""Sun Goddess Amaterasu""Blooming Flowers" and "Umisachi and Yamasachi" were made into animation.
PreKiso Eigo
©️NHK-ED
| TV program | 2011 | Japan |
Production: NHK Educatinal, Art direction Character Design, Animation, Opening title direction: Yamamura Koji
"Prekiso Eigo" is an English Educational program on NHK.
Little Bear in the Rain
Amafuri Kumanoko | Music Video | 2010 | Japan | 3'37" |
Lyrics: Tsurumi Masao, Composition: Yuyama Akira, Music Producer: Sakamoto Ryuichi, Song: Harada Tomoyo, Arrangement: Suzuki Keiichi
Production: ADK Arts (ADK Creative One), Direction, Design, Animation: Yamamura Koji, English Translation: Chris Robinson
Forming a small stream of water A mischievous bear runs by the stream.
Silently he looks down at the water, And wonders if there is a fish…”
This film was made as one of the “Nihon no Uta” (Songs of Japan) projects.
The project aims to breathe new life into Japanese nursery songs and school songs, and pass them on to future generations.
Legendary Crocodile, Jake and His Fellows
| TV Series | 2001 | Japan | 1'06" |
Production: TV Tokyo, Producer: Kubota Osamu, Director: Inudo Isshin, Music: coba, Animation: Yamamura Koji
Asagohan March
©️NHK-ED
| Music Video | 2001 / 2019 | Japan | 2'25" |
Director, Animation: Yamamura Koji, Lyrics: Kitayoshi Yoichi, Composition: Miyagawa Akira, Production: NHK Educational
Produced as a song in October with NHK Educational in "Okasan to Issho", remade 4K version in 2020.
Weekend special "Zoku Ende no Yuigon: Tuka, Mirai Heno Taido"
| TV program | 2001 | Japan | 50'00" | SD | Standard | Stereo | Japanese |
Production: NHK, Grope Gendai, Animation: Yamamura Koji, IKIF, Chiikitsuka ga Sekai wo Kaehajimeta(Animation pert: 1'06")
Braodcasted on NKH-BS in 19th October 2001.
Mirai Bank Toujo (Animation part: 1'22")

Jubilee
| Music Video | 1999 | Japan | 5'15" |
Lyrics, composition, song and play: Nakamura Kazuyoshi, Direction, animation, art: Yamamura Koji, Production: Kitty MME
Music video for the single CD "Jubilee" by Kazuyoshi Nakamura. The first work painted with digital paint.
MALE VIDEO: 4th Music Video Awards '99
Bavel's Book
| Short animation | 1996 | Japan | 5'15" |
Production: Yamamura Animation, Director, Script, Animation: Yamamura Koji, Music: Syzygys, Shimizu Hitomi, Nishida Hiromi, Sound Design: Arakawa Kazuhiko, Voices: Brother: Takaaki Namiki, Sister: Yui Makino
A boy and his young sister were curious about the book someone had left on a bench, and they opened the book. Then the small Tower of Bavel was completed on a page. Looking into the tower, they found an old man sitting and reading a book, surrounded by innumerable books. As the man turned pages, mythical animals appeared and disappeared.
1st prize, Animation, Adult July: Chicago Internationale Children's Film Festival
Pacusi
©️Koji Yamamura/DOUZU/NHK-ED/NHK-SW
| TV Series | 1994 -1995 | Japan | 1'00" x 18th episode |
Produce: NHK, Educational, Douzu, Production: Yamamura Animation, Direction, Animation, Script: Yamamura Koji, Music: Syzygys, Sudo Takashi, Voices: Pacusi: Horiuchi Yoko, Baltazar: Sudo Takashi, Papa: Yamamura Koji, Mama: Shimizu Hitomi, Oto Oto: Yamamura Yuri
"Pacusi" is a story of Pacusi and his family. Little happenings in ordinary days are described. We can enjoy the warmhearted and a big strange Pacusi's world.
Karo and Piyobpt
| TV Series | 1992 | Japan | 4'20" x 3 epsode |
Direction, Animation, Script: Yamamura Koji
Music: Syzygys
Voices: Karo: Takahashi Momota, Piyobpt: Shimizu Hitomi
Broardcasted on NHK "Petti Clay"

Best Director-Animation Film: Chicago International Children's Film Festival

Mashima Tosio "Go! Go! HedoroMan"
| Music Video | 1992 | Japan | 3'34" | SD | 4:3 | Stereo | Japanese |
Lyrics, composition, song and play: Mashima Tosio
Director: Itaya Hiroyuki
Puppet animation: Boda Katsushi
Drawing animation: Yamamura Koji

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Pioneer 5 Minute Theater
| 1990? | Japan | SD | 4:3 |
Production: Asahi Promotion
Animation: Yamamura Koji
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Toshiba EMI Karaoke Video 2
| Karaoke Video | 1990? | Japan | SD | 4:3 |
Production: Iwanami Pictures
Direction, Animation: Yamamura Koji
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Toshiba EMI Karaoke Video 1
| カラオケ映像 | 1990? | Japan | SD | 4:3 |
Production: Iwanami Pictures
Direction, Animation: Yamamura Koji
DO-RE-MI
| Music Video | 1990 | Japan | 3'00" | SD | 4:3 | Stereo | English |
Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II
Composition: Richard Rodgers
Production: Kodansha-Book Channel, King records
Direction, Animation: Yamamura Koji
Broadcasted at Kodansha Book Channel
SONG OF NUMBERS
| Music Video | 1990 | Japan | 1'53" | SD | 4:3d | Stereo | English |
"Saudi no Uta"
Lyrics: Yume Koji
Composition: Koya Harime
Production: Kodansha-Book Channel, King records
Direction, Animation: Yamamura Koji
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Otsukai Ari-san
| Music Video | 1989 | Japan | 2'00" | SD | 4:3 | Stereo | Japanese |
"Otsukai Ari-san"
Lyrics: Sekine Eiichi
Composition: Dan Ikuma
Production: Kodansha-Book Channel, King records
Direction, Animation: Yamamura Koji
Broadcasted at Kodansha Book Channel
Marching March
| Music Video | 1989 | Japan | 2'51" | SD | 4:3 | Stereo | Japanese |
"Marching March"
Lyrics: Sakata Hiroo
Composition: Hattori Koichi
Production: Kodansha-Book Channel, King records
Direction, Animation: Yamamura Koji
Broadcasted at Kodansha Book Channel
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March of the Tooth
| Music Video | 1989 | Japan | SD | Standard | Stereo | Japanese |
Production: Little Studio Inc
Direction, Animation: Yamamura Koji
Broadcasted at Fuji TV "Hirake! Pon Ki-ki" in 1989
Humpty Dumpty
| Music Video | 1989 | Japan | 1:39 | 16mm, SD | 4:3 | Stereo | Japanese |
Production: Little Studio Inc
Direction, Animation: Yamamura Koji
Broadcasted at Fuji TV "Hirake! Pon Ki-ki" in 1989
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