News St. Seiya/Versailles/Yu-Gi-Oh! Designer Shingo Araki Passes Away (Updated)
posted on 2011-12-01 23:15 EST
Known for his work on the Saint Seiya fantasy adventure anime adaptations, Araki also worked on The Rose of Versailles, Gegege no Kitarō, Ashita no Joe, and Yu-Gi-Oh! anime. Araki was an animator for the 1980s American animation productions Inspector Gadget, Mighty Orbots, The Adventures of the American Rabbit and G.I. Joe: The Movie.
Araki often collaborated with character desinger Michi Himeno. They worked on Saint Seiya, The Rose of Versailles, Gegege no Kitarō, Ashita no Joe, Yu-Gi-Oh!, and other anime together. The pair founded the Araki Productions anime studio in 1975.
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