Studio Ghibli anime legend Isao Takahata dies at 82

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Studio Ghibli anime legend Isao Takahata dies at 82

Post by TorchWood » Fri Apr 06, 2018 12:26 am

From The Verge, Confirmed by several outlets:

Studio Ghibli anime legend Isao Takahata dies at 82
Isao Takahata, the legendary anime director that co-founded Studio Ghibli alongside Hayao Miyazaki, has died. He was 82. Yahoo Japan reports that he had been suffering from a heart condition and was hospitalized last summer; Studio Ghibli has since confirmed the news of his death.
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Re: Studio Ghibli anime legend Isao Takahata dies at 82

Post by takenoko » Fri Apr 06, 2018 12:55 am

He was the director for Grave of the Fireflies, Only Yesterday, Pom Poko, and The Tale of Princess Kaguya. He was also producer on Nausicaa and contributed to many other animations. He will be missed.



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Post by Catastrophe » Fri Apr 06, 2018 4:39 am

Easily make an argument for an all time great with a CV like that.

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Post by Kurokage X » Fri Apr 06, 2018 6:51 am

he did Grave of the Fireflies? I feel old now. Rest in Peace
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Re: Studio Ghibli anime legend Isao Takahata dies at 82

Post by joyescape » Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:34 pm

His contribution will forever live on.

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