Anime/Manga/Japan Obituaries

Evangelion 1.0 Animation Producer, Yozakura Quartet Scriptwriter Manabu Ishikawa Passes Away

posted on 2023-06-05 07:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Ishikawa served as animation producer for Evangelion 1.0, 2.0, Psycho-Pass 2; wrote scripts for Fullmetal Alchemist

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Evangelion Producer, Fullmetal Alchemist Anime Writer Manabu Ishikawa Passes Away

June 06, 2023 8:42am CDT
Ishikawa was mostly affiliated with Tatsunoko Productions during his career

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Yasunori Arai, Drummer of Slam Dunk’s Ironic First Anime Opening, Passes Away

June 13, 2023 1:16am CDT
The band BAAD had planned to reunite for their 30th anniversary

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Geneon, Aniplex USA Producer Hiroe Tsukamoto Passes Away

posted on 2023-06-21 02:06 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
American anime industry veteran produed numerous dubs since 1994

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Irresponsible Captain Tylor Author Hitoshi Yoshioka Passes Away

posted on 2023-07-05 13:08 EDT by Alex Mateo
Yoshioka passed away on January 13 at 62 years old

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Tatsunoko Production Co-Founder Ippei Kuri Passes Away

posted on 2023-07-19 14:59 EDT by Alex Mateo
Ippei served as CEO, character designer, director, producer

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Novel Author Naoto Asahara Passes Away

posted on 2023-07-24 12:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Ashara wrote Kanojo ga Suki na Mono wa Homo de Atte Boku de wa Nai

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Manga Creator Hiroyuki Takizawa Passes Away

posted on 2023-08-04 16:31 EDT by Alex Mateo
Creator of Joshi Ana Nanase, Haken no Daida

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Friends Remember Hiroe Tsukamoto, Aniplex USA Producer and Dub Advocate

by Lynzee Loveridge, Aug 12th 2023

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Girls & Panzer, Princess Principal Producer Shunpei Maruyama Passes Away

posted on 2023-08-15 21:10 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Maruyama was former president of animation studio Actas

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‘Haven’t You Heard? I’m Sakamoto’ Creator Nami Sano Passes Away at 36 Due to Cancer

posted on 2023-08-16 00:17 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Sano passed away only 1 month after being diagnosed with cancer

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Veteran Ghibli Art Director Nizo Yamamoto Passes Away Due to Cancer

posted on 2023-08-21 01:43 EDT by Egan Loo
70-year-old worked on Laputa, Princess Mononoke, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, Weathering With You

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Space Adventure Cobra Manga Author Buichi Terasawa Passes Away at 68

Sep 11, 2023 8:57 AM CDT
Prolific manga artist began his career in 1977

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Tsuruhime-ja! Manga Creator Yoshiko Tsuchida Passes Away

posted on 2023-09-16 06:15 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Tsuruhime-ja! inspired 49-episode anime in 1990

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Guinea Pig Voice of Pui Pui Molcar Characters Passes Away

posted on 2023-09-19 15:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge
Tsumugi provided the voice for all of the Molcars within the series and also appeared in episode 11 of the first season, “Time Molcar.”

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Shining Force Artist Yoshitaka Tamaki Passes Away

posted on 2023-10-02 08:30 EDT by Anita Tai
Tamaki also worked on Little Buster Q, Landstalker, and Alundra

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Singer/Songwriter Shinji Tanimura Passes Away

posted on 2023-10-16 11:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Alice musical group founder performed theme songs for Turn A Gundam, Great Conquest: The Romance of Three Kingdoms anime

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BUCK-TICK Vocalist Atsushi Sakurai Passes Away Due to Brainstem Hemorrhage at 57

posted on 2023-10-24 03:55 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Visual kei band’s singer passed away on October 19

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Voice Actress Miyuki Ichijou Passes Away at 76

posted on 2023-10-24 07:20 EDT by Joanna Cayanan
Detective Conan’s Jodie Starling voice actress was 76

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Hana-Kimi Creator Hisaya Nakajo Passes Away at 50

posted on 2023-10-26 04:27 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Author’s defining romance work Hana-Kimi inspired 2 Japanese live-action series, Taiwanese series

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Shōji Izumi, Creator of World’s Longest 4-Panel Manga, Passes Away

posted on 2023-11-04 06:27 EDT by Egan Loo
Jan-Ken-Pon manga received Guinness World Record after over 15,000 strips

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