News Toei Offers Condolences on Designer Shingo Araki's Passing
posted on 2011-12-02 13:30 EST
Toei Animation gave ANN the following letter of condolence on the passing of character designer and animation director Shingo Araki:
We are very sorry to hear about the sudden passing of Mr. Shingo Araki. We offer our deepest sympathies to his family.
Mr. Araki was a great animator who was adept at creating dynamic action anime sequences and elegant character designs beloved by many fans. At our studio, he was deeply involved with many works, such as Babel II, Cutie Honey, UFO Robo Grendizer, and Saint Seiya, which have transcended the times and continue to attract fans even now. He infused lively charm into his characters.
All of us at Toei Animation are deeply grateful for his kindness and contributions during his lifetime and express our heartfelt condolences.
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