Nakamura, Ryuutarou

Nakamura, Ryuutarou

Given name: 隆太郎
Family name: 中村
Birthday: Apr 15, 1955
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Died: June 29, 2013 (aged 58)

Ryuutarou Nakamura is an avant-garde anime director often praised for his use of sound. He has directed some of the most notable anime in history including Serial Experiments Lain, Kino no Tabi, and Ghost Hound.

Nakamura died in 2013 after months of hospitalization while fighting pancreatic cancer.

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11-nin Iru!
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Ace wo Nerae! (1979)
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Ace wo Nerae! 2
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Anmitsu Hime
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Ashita no Joe 2
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Ashita no Joe 2 (Movie)
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Captain Tsubasa J
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Cat's Eye
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Chibi Neko Tomu no Daibouken: Chikyuu wo Sukue! Nakama-tachi
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Chibi Neko Tomu no Daibouken: Chikyuu wo Sukue! Nakama-tachi
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Chibi Neko Tomu no Daibouken: Chikyuu wo Sukue! Nakama-tachi
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Chibi Neko Tomu no Daibouken: Chikyuu wo Sukue! Nakama-tachi
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Colorful
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Colorful
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Final Fantasy: Unlimited
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Final Fantasy: Unlimited
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Guskou Budori no Denki
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Guskou Budori no Denki
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Ie Naki Ko
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Ie Naki Ko
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Junkers Come Here: Memories of You
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Juugo Shounen Hyouryuuki: Kaizokujima de! Daibouken
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Kenji no Trunk
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Kidou Keisatsu Patlabor
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Kikou Keisatsu Metal Jack
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Kino no Tabi: The Beautiful World
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Kino no Tabi: The Beautiful World
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Kino no Tabi: The Beautiful World - Nanika wo Suru Tame ni - Life Goes On.
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Koukaku Kidoutai: Stand Alone Complex
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Legend of Crystania
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Lupin III: Napoleon no Jisho wo Ubae
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Mahoutsukai Tai! (TV)
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Mahoutsukai Tai! (TV)
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Monster Farm: Enbanseki no Himitsu
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Rec: Yurusarezarumono
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Robin Hood no Daibouken
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Sakura Taisen
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Sakura Taisen
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Sakura Taisen
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Serial Experiments Lain
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Serial Experiments Lain
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Serial Experiments Lain
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Shichinin no Nana
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Shichinin no Nana
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Shinreigari
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Shinreigari
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Space Cobra
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Takarajima
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Tenkuu Senki Shurato: Sousei e no Anto
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Uchuu no Kishi Tekkaman Blade
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Unico
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Versailles no Bara
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Wonder Beat Scramble
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Wonder Beat Scramble
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Yousei Florence
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Roman Album: Taishou Dennou Dadaism Emaki - Despera
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Recent News

Nakamura Ryuutaro, director of 'Kino no Tabi' and 'Serial Experiments Lain', Passed Away

Nakamura Ryuutaro, director of many anime including "Kino no Tabi" and "Serial Experiments Lain", passed away at around 4pm on June 29, 2013 after months of fighting...read more

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Comments Only the latest 10 comments are displayed.
Atlos | Apr 17, 1:25 PM
RIP


PulseFunk | Mar 21, 11:13 PM
New Kino was good, but imagine if Nakamura directed it...


Zayvex | Mar 15, 7:28 PM
Lain is amazing!

This is my jam!




Oakaoak | Feb 15, 11:43 PM
RIP to da goat


Re-A-L | Feb 14, 2:30 PM
He's gone too soon.


Oreimo | Dec 29, 2020 7:03 PM
F


Theo1899 | Nov 6, 2020 10:57 PM
Kino was well... kino.


assisvieira | Sep 19, 2020 5:54 PM
ótimo diretor dirigiu Serial experiments lain um dos meus animes favoritos e kino no tabi um dos meus animes favoritos também grande diretor


haydenluvsanime | Sep 5, 2020 6:42 AM


vasplar | Sep 4, 2020 11:23 AM
bruh


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