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Grave of the Fireflies’ Animator Shojuro Yamauchi Passes Away

"Writer/director Akitaro Daichi reported on his twitter account on Wednesday that key animator Shojuro Yamauchi had passed away on Tusday. The two had previously collaborated on Prince Mackaroo (Ojarumaru.)"

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jwalkerz2293d ago

this is the 3rd famous animator that died thi month

setsuken2293d ago (Edited 2293d ago )

Yeah... is this is like... lose the great anime ccreators month or something?

R.I.P Yamauchi-san

STIKUP ARTIST2292d ago

I used to love showing this movie to people just see there eyes tear up, one of the best anime's i ever seen.

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Myst2292d ago

Wow this is really saddening especially since I just heard about the movie last semester in my Japanese culture course. :/ I certainly will have to watch it sometime soon. Will probably push Gintama aside to watch this now...

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