Yoshihiro Kitano (北野義宏) was an animation director for the Sailor Moon Sailor Stars season of the anime. Notable episodes featuring his animation direction include the first episode of the Sailor Galaxia arc and the episode in which Sailor Uranus and Sailor Neptune died.
Episodes Featuring His Animation Direction
- Episode 173 - A Goodbye and an Encounter! The Destiny of Flowing Stars
- Episode 178 - Luna Saw it! The True Idol Yaten
- Episode 183 - The Scream of Dead Souls? Terror of a Monster at Camp
- Episode 194 - Holy War in the Galaxy! Sailor Wars Legend
- Episode 198 - Disappearing Stars! The End of Uranus and Neptune