News Bem/Yusei Kamen Anime Writer Akira Adachi Passes Away
posted on 2012-01-10 20:20 EST by Jennifer Sherman
The Nikkan Sports newspaper reported on Wednesday that the anime scriptwriter Akira Adachi (Yokai Ningen Bem, Yusei Kamen) passed away from pneumonia in a Chiba hospital at 3:12 p.m. on Friday. He was 75.
Adachi wrote scripts for television anime including the 1960s series Prince Planet and the 1970 series Bakuhatsu Goro. He was also involved with the puppet troupe "Gekidan Pikkari-za."
Funeral services for the writer from Shimane Prefecture's Matsue City will take place in Chiba's Hanamigawa Ward on Wednesday morning. Adachi left behind his wife Misako.