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Director Shinichi Watanabe Recovers From Heart Attack

posted on 2013-04-09 00:00 EDT
'Nabeshin' posted on Facebook stating he will be staying briefly in hospital

Anime director Shinichi Watanabe posted on his Facebook account on Monday that he had a heart attack. "Nabeshin" will be staying briefly in the hospital to recover.

Nabeshin is known for directing the anime comedies Excel Saga, Nerima Daikon Brothers, and Puni Puni Poemy as well as The Wallflower and Tenchi Muyo GXP. The director has also gained fame for his signature hairstyle and red jacket, as seen in his anime cameos and at his convention appearances.

Thanks to Julius for the news tip

[Via Pacific Media Expo]


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