News Nippon Animation President Kôichi Motohashi Passes Away
posted on 2010-10-28 09:20 EDT
The anime studio Fanworks reports on its Twitter account that Kôichi Motohashi, the president of the acclaimed anime studio Nippon Animation, passed away. He was 80 years old. Motohashi was the executive producer of dozens of Nippon Animation titles, including the classic World Masterpiece Theater collection. Those titles include Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Dog of Flanders, Anne of Green Gables, Ai no Wakakusa Monogatari (Little Women), Wakakusa Monogatari Nan to Jou Sensei (Little Men), and many others.
[Via Tadashi Sudo]
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