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Anime Director Toriumi Hisayuki Passes Away

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Jan 24, 2009 4:46 PM

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Yomiuri Online reported that anime director Toriumi Hisayuki passed away on January 23rd. He was 67 years old. Toriumi entered Tatsunoko Productions in 1966 and took part in the direction of "Speed Racer". He was selected as the general director of "Gatchaman" in 1972. Oshii Mamoru and Mashimo Koichi studied the direction of anime under him.

List of Toriumi's works
Gatchaman
Uchuu no Kishi Tekkaman
Nils no Fushigi na Tabi
Mysterious Cities of Gold
Area 88
Dallos *world's first OVA series
Like the Clouds, like the Wind

Source: Yomiuri Online
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Jan 24, 2009 4:59 PM

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Man, just 67 years old...
R.I.P.
 
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Jan 24, 2009 5:15 PM

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Life..

May he rest in peace!
 
 
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Jan 24, 2009 5:31 PM

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Kira01 said:
Life..

May he rest in peace!
Waratte Oemashou Sore ha Chiisana Inori
 
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Jan 24, 2009 5:52 PM

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Rest in peace! Thank you for your contributions to anime. :)
 
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Jan 24, 2009 9:59 PM

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That's a pretty nice record, and practically the inventor of the OVA, that's a life to be proud of. Thanks.


#NBHNC
 
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Jan 25, 2009 12:02 PM

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RIP, and thanks for teaching Oshii
 
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Jan 25, 2009 2:32 PM

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R.I.P.
 
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