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Nakamura Ryuutarou passes away

by Mappy » Wed Aug 07, 2013 4:47 pm

15th April 1955 - 29th June 2013
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/20 ... asses-away

The official Twitter feed for the Chibi Neko Tom no Dai Bōken anime announced on Thursday that anime director and storyboard artist Ryutaro Nakamura (Serial Experiments Lain, Kino's Journey) had passed away on June 29 at 4 p.m. after months of being hospitalized while fighting pancreatic cancer. The announcement was made after permission was given by his family. He was 58 years old at the time of his death.

Nakamura was the director of the Chibi Neko Tom no Dai Bōken anime before his passing. He is possibly best known for his work as director on the Serial Experiments Lain anime. He is also known as the director of the Kino's Journey, Sakura Wars, and Ghost Hound anime series.

1994: Gusko Budorino Denki
1995-1997: Legend of Crystania
1998: Serial Experiments Lain
1999: Colorful
2000: Sakura Wars
2003-2007: Kino's Journeys
2006: Rec
2007-2008: Ghost Hound

Key Animation/Episode Direction/Storyboard
1978-1979: Treasure Island
1988-1989: Patlabor The Mobile Police (OVA)
1990-1992: The Adventures of Robin Hood
1991: Metal Jack
1991-1992: Shurato
1992-1993: Tekkaman Blade
1994: Junkers Come Here
1994: Captain Tsubasa J
1999: Monster Farm
2001: Final Fantasy Unlimited
2002: Seven of Seven
2002-2005: Ghost in the Shell Stand Alone Complex
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