Dezaki, Osamu

Dezaki, Osamu

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Birthday: Nov 18, 1943
Website: http://www.toshima.ne.j...
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Birthplace: Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan
Date of death: April 17, 2011

Osamu Dezaki was a Japanese anime director.

Dezaki started out as a manga artist while still in high school. In 1963 he joined Mushi Production, which was founded by manga and anime pioneer Osamu Tezuka. His made his debut as a director in 1970 with Ashita no Joe.

Dezaki was known for his distinct visual style, which makes use of split screen, stark lighting, extensive use of dutch angle, and pastel freeze frames that he called "postcard memories", which may be his most famous trademark. They feature a process whereby the screen fades into a detailed "painting" of the simpler original animation. Many of his techniques became popular and came to be seen as special techniques of Japanese animation. He particularly influenced Yoshiaki Kawajiri, Yoshiyuki Tomino, Ryūtarō Nakamura, Kunihiko Ikuhara, Akiyuki Shinbo, and Yutaka Yamamoto.

Desaki was known to be a notorious chain smoker, and as a result, he died from lung cancer on April 17, 2011, at the age of 67.

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Anime Director Dezaki Osamu Passes Away

According to Sankei News, anime director Dezaki Osamu passed away on April 17th due to lung cancer. He was 67 years old. Dezaki entered Mushi Productions in 1963 and...read more

Comments
Pipebomb_Teller | Sep 18, 1:35 PM
This man along with Akio Sugino has made history of Tokyo Movie Shinsha.
I'm always surprised by the number of excellent works they have done: Aim For The Ace, Black Jack, Dear Brother, Golgo 13, Nobody's Boy, Rose Of Versailles, Space Cobra, Tomorrow's Joe and Treasure Island.
Thanks for the memories!


sunfukung | Sep 8, 8:36 AM
@CatchyUsername haha


Nokanaka | Sep 4, 12:31 PM
Thanks for doing with limited animation and stopped images an animation of Joe like no other could do. RIP


kaitoXotaku96 | Aug 19, 12:43 AM
legend :'(


vodya | Aug 8, 9:53 PM
Aside from his well known titles, I didn't know he directed the Air and Clannad movies! Interesting, considering I enjoyed both of those movies more than the main series ones.
Amazing director.


uwontseeme | Jun 5, 12:32 PM
Miyazaki is like a second rate director compared to this guy yet barely anyone mentions Dezaki when it comes to naming best anime directors.


spacecobra | May 17, 3:14 PM
He is king, not prince.


octal9 | May 14, 1:30 AM
ashita no joe, dororo, oniisama e, tetsuwan atom, etc, - without him there would be no anime - sits up in heaven with all the great artists of all time!!!


Souci | May 10, 12:50 PM
Good night sweet prince


DFDB | Apr 28, 9:03 AM
I want this period back. Anime isn't the same anymore. What a legendary director. RIP.


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