Kenichiro Watanabe (渡辺 健一郎 Watanabe Kenichirō) is an anime director and storyboard artist. He has directed ep. 12, ep. 18 and ep. 24 of the Azumanga Daioh anime. Aside from Azumanga Daioh, he has worked with anime such as Rurouni Kenshin and School Rumble. Watanabe was also an Assistant Production Manager for the original video animation The Adventures of the American Rabbit.