Kobayashi, Osamu

Kobayashi, Osamu

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Family name: 小林
Alternate names: コバヤシオサム
Birthday: Jan 10, 1964
Website: http://www.aurora.dti.n...
Member Favorites: 85
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Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Death of death: April 6, 2021

Osamu Kobayashi was a Japanese animator, illustrator, mechanic designer, and animation director. After graduating high school, he began his career as a designer and manga artist before diving into animation. He was best known as the writer and director of Beck and Paradise Kiss. Osamu Kobayashi died on April 6, 2021 after a two-year battle with kidney cancer at 57 years old.

Twitter: @osamukoba

Note: Not to be confused with voice actor Kobayashi Osamu (小林修) or animation director Kobayashi Osamu (小林治).

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Ani*Kuri15
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Ani*Kuri15
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Ani*Kuri15
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Ani*Kuri15
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Ani*Kuri15
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Ani*Kuri15
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Ani*Kuri15
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Ao no 6-gou
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Ao no 6-gou
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Beck
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Beck
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Beck
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Beck
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Beck
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Beck
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Beck
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Beck
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Birth
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Dantalian no Shoka
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Dantalian no Shoka
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Dantalian no Shoka
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Dantalian no Shoka
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Dantalian no Shoka
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Digital Juice
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Dororo
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Dororo
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Dororo
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Dororo
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Dororo
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Dororo
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Dragon's Heaven
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Dragon's Heaven
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Dragon's Heaven
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Dragon's Heaven
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Gad Guard
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Gad Guard
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Gad Guard
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Gad Guard
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Gad Guard
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Hanamaru Youchien
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Hanamaru Youchien
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Hanamaru Youchien
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Kaiketsu Zorori
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Kaiketsu Zorori
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Kaiketsu Zorori
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Kemonozume
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Kemonozume
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Kemonozume
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Kemonozume
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Lupin III (2015)
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Lupin III (2015)
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Lupin III (2015)
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Lupin III (2015)
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Lupin III (2015)
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Lupin III (2015): Italian Game
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Mahoutsukai ni Taisetsu na Koto: Natsu no Sora
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Mahoutsukai ni Taisetsu na Koto: Natsu no Sora
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Mahoutsukai ni Taisetsu na Koto: Natsu no Sora
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Mahoutsukai ni Taisetsu na Koto: Natsu no Sora
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Mahoutsukai ni Taisetsu na Koto: Natsu no Sora
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Naruto: Shippuuden
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Naruto: Shippuuden
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Naruto: Shippuuden
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Naruto: Shippuuden
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Naruto: Shippuuden
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Naruto: Shippuuden
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Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt
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Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt
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Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt
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Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt
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Paradise Kiss
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Paradise Kiss
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Paradise Kiss
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Paradise Kiss
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Paradise Kiss
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Paradise Kiss
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Paradise Kiss
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Rinshi!! Ekoda-chan
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Rinshi!! Ekoda-chan
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Sweat Punch
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Sweat Punch
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Sweat Punch
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Sweat Punch
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Sweat Punch
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Sweat Punch
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Tegamibachi Reverse
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Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann
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Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann
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Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann
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Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann
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Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann
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The Animatrix
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The Last: Naruto the Movie
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Urusei Yatsura
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Venus Senki
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Zoids Genesis
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Recent News

'Beck', 'Paradise Kiss' Director Osamu Kobayashi Dies at 57

'Beck', 'Paradise Kiss' Director Osamu Kobayashi Dies at 57

Director Osamu Kobayashi died on Saturday after a two-year battle with kidney cancer. He was 57 years old. Kobayashi's death was revealed through a post on his ...read more

Comments Only the latest 10 comments are displayed.
Shikamarunara10 | May 1, 12:56 PM
Rest in peace!


miabadoobee | Apr 27, 6:47 PM
Rest in peace, you truly made amazing art


TypWeeb | Apr 26, 12:14 AM
Rest in peace. o7


Planta | Apr 23, 8:33 PM
F


Weedonkey | Apr 23, 11:41 AM
Rest In Peace. Beck and Dororo both in my top 5 anime of all time, what a legend.


Warskippy | Apr 22, 2:16 PM
Rest in peace u Legend!


Kantiix | Apr 22, 4:42 AM
RIP


mattventura1997 | Apr 22, 4:42 AM
Rest in peace


Kekophonic | Apr 21, 4:34 PM
Rest in peace-- Thank you for directing two of the best fashion anime ever created


Bizaster | Apr 21, 8:21 AM
Rest In Peace, dude... BECK and Naruto were great


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