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Script Writer of Mazinger Z and Cyborg 009 Passes Away

by dtshyk
Jul 23, 2009 11:14 PM | 26 Comments
Script writer Takaku Susumu passed away on July 22nd. He was 77 years old. He wrote the scripts of anime, TV drama and Tokusatsu programs in Toei.

Source: Tokyo Shinbun

Takaku's major anime works:
Gegege no Kitarou (1968)
Cyborg 009 (1968)
Devilman (1972)
Mazinger Z (1972 - 74)
Cutey Honey (1973)
Great Mazinger (1974)
Yuusha Raideen (1975)
Getter Robo G (1975)
Daikuu Maryuu Gaiking (1976)
Game Resident Evil 2

sorry for the delayed post. I didn't want to post sad news continually.

20 of 26 Comments Recent Comments

Rest in peace. D:

Jul 25, 2009 3:13 PM by OverChasm

Ah, I'm sure he lived a long life where all his dreams were reached.


now he can sleep for eternity in peace.

Jul 25, 2009 2:40 PM by YoshikoHatake

RIP

He made the best series. Cyborg 009 was great

Jul 25, 2009 2:22 PM by BlackAssassin

So many great people have died and the year is barely more than half-way through.

Jul 24, 2009 5:18 PM by Tyranid5

Man, too many people died this year.....

Jul 24, 2009 4:27 PM by wakka9ca

That's quite unfortunate..

May he rest in peace!

Jul 24, 2009 4:13 PM by Kira01

may nirvana receive you well man

Jul 24, 2009 4:10 PM by Corpse69

Have a nice travel.

/

Jul 24, 2009 3:13 PM by ladyxzeus

Oh Devilman,Mazinger,Resident Evil 2 he was great without a doubt.

Jul 24, 2009 8:48 AM by Nekkro

what happened with this year :/

Jul 24, 2009 7:15 AM by villains

People should just stop dying.. It's becoming really depressing this year~ :/
RIP.

Jul 24, 2009 7:07 AM by seishi-sama

This July is really sad... R.I.P.

Jul 24, 2009 3:17 AM by sayami

oh man he wrote Resident Evil 2 D:
R.I.P

Jul 24, 2009 2:53 AM by Mahawry

Lots of good stuff written. Hopefully, there are young and talented 'replacements; out there.

Jul 24, 2009 2:35 AM by kashim

Oh, wow, so much cool old stuff. RIP MAN

Jul 24, 2009 2:29 AM by BasakaNZ

R.I.P. :(

Jul 24, 2009 2:24 AM by Shino-rin

R.I.P
Those are some old classics.

Jul 24, 2009 2:17 AM by cantius

RIP :/

Jul 24, 2009 1:36 AM by magentaanbu

2009 is just not good with great people now gone. R.I.P

Jul 24, 2009 1:09 AM by xDoN904

Rest In Peace, co-author of the first mecha..

Jul 24, 2009 12:35 AM by Metaru

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