Japanese Anime storyboard template for Procreate

A storyboard sample, in use with Procreate.

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Free Procreate storyboard template for 1.85:1 aspect ratio anime films, Japanese

Story artists, animators, film directors, illustrators, and designers love this free anime storyboard template on DIN A4 vertical (portrait) page, initially designed for print and now available for Procreate. This template has five frames per sheet, 1.85:1 aspect ratio (Widescreen). The beautiful storyboards from Studio Ghibli were the inspiration for this layout.


  • The first column, カット, indicates cuts. Use it to number your shots.
  • The second column, 画面, stands for the picture screen, where you draw or place your storyboard shots.
  • 内容 stands for content, use this space for your notes (dialogue, action, etc.)
  • The last column, , is for annotating the duration of your shots in seconds.

You can get the English version of this template for Procreate here: https://gum.co/ghibli-storyboard-wide-Procreate-En.

You can get the PDF version of this template here: https://gum.co/ghibli-storyboard.

If you want a desktop publishing version of this template, you will find the InDesign layout at https://gum.co/Id_Ghibli-storyboard.

There is also a version of this template for Apple Pages, which is quite good: https://gum.co/Ghibli_Pages_Jp.

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