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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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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Guskou Budori no Denki
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Hajimari no Boukensha-tachi: Legend of Crystania
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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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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
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Kino no Tabi: The Beautiful World - Byouki no Kuni - For You
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Kino no Tabi: The Beautiful World - Byouki no Kuni - For You
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Kino no Tabi: The Beautiful World - Byouki no Kuni - For You
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Legend of Crystania
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Mahoutsukai Tai! (TV)
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Monster Farm: Enbanseki no Himitsu
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Rec
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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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Shinreigari
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Shinreigari
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Shinreigari
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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

ABe Yoshitoshi's New Anime Despera Confirmed

According to Animage magazine July issue, the new anime "Despera" (ですぺら) was officially announced. It was briefly introduced at Sakura Con held last April....read more

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Zexus95 | Jun 6, 2:05 PM
RIP


hayhay055 | Jun 2, 10:52 AM
GOD


carlooooos | Apr 7, 1:42 PM
LEGEND


Doctuh_Watson | Mar 17, 10:15 PM
Really miss your work. Rest in peace big boss. The day that Despera sees the light will be a good one.


haydenluvsanime | Mar 7, 9:50 PM
aww yeah baby


Mitski99 | Oct 15, 2019 12:19 AM
There's no one quite like Ryuutarou Nakamura in the industry
RIP


ProxyLain | May 22, 2019 7:12 PM
RIP


GREAT DIRECTOR


Optigisa | May 18, 2019 4:28 PM
GOAT!!


Amin-kun | May 17, 2019 5:47 PM
Is it weird that I’m slightly neutral with Lain but I love kino no tabi so much?


BetaCancri | Apr 17, 2019 1:11 AM
damn it, my favorite anime was directed by this genius, we lost a lot


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