Two free anime storyboard templates for 16:9 films

Free Anime Storyboard Templates for 1.77:1 aspect ratio (Japanese version) ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต

Here is a free anime storyboard template in PDF format, designed for print on DIN A4 vertical (portrait) page. This template comes in two PDFs with five frames per sheet, each in 16:9 (1:77:1) aspect ratio. The layout draws inspiration from the beautiful Studio Ghibli storyboards.


  • The first column, ใ‚ซใƒƒใƒˆ, indicates cuts. Use it to number your shots.
  • The second column, ็”ป้ข, stands for the picture screen. Thatโ€™s where you draw or place your storyboard shots.
  • ๅ†…ๅฎน stands for content. This column is for your notes (dialogue, action, etc.)
  • The last column, ็ง’, is for annotating the duration of your shots in seconds.

You can print it out and start drawing on paper right away.

(Click on the pictures for details)

Overview of the template A

Overview of the template B

Cool, I could use this template!

You can find the (free) English version of this template here:

If you need an editable version of this template, you can find the Adobe InDesign version here: or, if you prefer, the Apple Pages version here:

Last, you can get the Japanese version of this template for Procreate here:

Software: PDF

Format: DIN A4 portrait
Screen ratio: 1.77:1 (16:9)

Two free PDF Ghibli-style Anime storyboard templates, in Japanese, 1.77:1 Aspect Ratio on A4 vertical numbered.

$ Free