Robot Anime Director Masami Obari Marries Gundam Model Maker
posted on by Jennifer Sherman
Anime director Masami Obari announced on Twitter on Monday that he has married professional model maker Ritsu Togasaki. They held a ceremony in Okinawa on Monday and entered their names into a family register.
突然ですが、皆さまにご報告がございます。— 大張正己 MASAMI OBARI (@G1_BARI) November 14, 2016
Obari said he is going to continue to do his best at his job. He also said that Togasaki is his "best and strongest partner" and the pair plan to cooperate as a couple. Obari wants "to make many rains of happiness come down" on them.
Togasaki also announced the union on Twitter:
お久しぶりです!突然ですが皆様にご報告がございます。— 戸ヶ崎 葎 (@ritu_is_gundam) November 14, 2016
Obari has served as an animator, mechanical designer, and director for numerous anime series. He is known for directing robot and mecha anime such as Super Robot Wars OG: The Inspector, Detonator Orgun, and Gravion.
Togasaki works as a model maker for Gundam and other mecha model kits. She supervised the Yaritai Koto kara Hikeru! Gunpla Technical Bible model kit guidebook. According to Togasaki, she has also served as an animator, director, and mechanical designer.
Source: [Via Hachima Kikō}