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Series Composer of Pokemon Passes Away [Update Oct 29]

by dtshyk
Oct 27, 2010 10:13 PM | 59 Comments
According to Sankei News, scenario writer Shudo Takeshi fell in the smoking room of Nara station and was carried to the critial care medical center. He is supposed to suffer from a subarachnoid hemorrhage and having an emergency operation.

Shudo Takeshi's works:
Pokemon (Series composition, Eps 1- 157)
Pokemon: The First Movie (Script)
Pokemon: The Movie 2000 (Script)
Pokemon 3: The Movie (Script)
Legend of the Galactic Heroes: My Conquest is the Sea of Stars (Script)
Mahou no Princess Minky Momo series (Series composition)
Martian Successor Nadesico (Script)
Juusou Kikou Dancouga Nova (Script)

Source: Sankei

Updated on Oct 29th
According to anime producerTahara Masatoshi's blog, Shudo Takeshi passed away. He was 61 years old.

Source: Tahara's blog

20 of 59 Comments Recent Comments

RIP, probably my first movie I was bought was Pokemon Movie 1 which was given to me by 4 different people.

Oct 31, 2010 9:15 AM by JDarg


Pokemon was my childhood inspiration : (

Oct 30, 2010 11:36 PM by AngelusNyx


RIP, man. You made my childhood so great.

Oct 30, 2010 11:49 AM by ycart59


Oct 30, 2010 10:50 AM by Avalongus


Oct 30, 2010 9:32 AM by Eternal_Shield

Rest in peace;;

Oct 30, 2010 7:45 AM by yanaseharu


Oct 30, 2010 1:51 AM by Cashdax


Oct 29, 2010 4:01 PM by shakeyourpup45

Minky momo, Nadesico, and the Pokemon.. wow

So long old man, rest in peace

Oct 29, 2010 3:18 PM by theanimeis


Childhood was amazing due to pokemon.

Oct 29, 2010 3:14 PM by PerZona


Oct 29, 2010 1:47 PM by TheFramedAngel

Shiro_Yami said:
i didnt know smoking will cause subarachnoid hemorrhage

he himself doesn't smoke it was most likely second hand smoke

Also this dude made the story for the best episodes of pokemon ever!

Oct 29, 2010 1:37 PM by VongolaXEspada


Oct 29, 2010 12:50 PM by Aika

He made my childhood T.T So not fair.

Oct 29, 2010 11:57 AM by SkyCrawler

well this sucks... even though i never watched pokemon....

Oct 29, 2010 11:50 AM by Neverarine

This is the saddest day ever :'(


Oct 29, 2010 10:31 AM by Lumikki


His poor family, seems a little sudden. He collapses and then boom, he's gone T.T

Oct 29, 2010 10:13 AM by Kippercha


Oct 29, 2010 9:30 AM by Hoppy

RIP ;_;

Oct 29, 2010 6:49 AM by SoraKuro

I can't believe this. First Satoshi Kon and now this :(

Well, rest in peace.

Oct 29, 2010 6:21 AM by Tynamo

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