Free Procreate anime storyboard template (16:9) — Japanese version

Free Procreate anime storyboard template for 16:9 aspect ratio films (Jp version)

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, in 16:9 aspect ratio (1.77:1). The fantastic storyboards from Studio Ghibli inspired 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.

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The blank anime template, ready to use.

The layers, within Procreate interface.

The rule of thirds layer.

Nice, I’d like to try this template!

You can get the English version of this template here:

You can get the PDF version of this template here:

If you want a desktop publishing version of this template, you will find the InDesign layout at

There is also an excellent version of this template for Apple Pages:

Software: Procreate

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

Free anime storyboard template, Ghibli-style, for 16:9 aspect ratio anime films on A4-vertical, ready to use with Procreate.

$ Free