News Tokyo University Professor & Anime/Media Expert Yasuki Hamano Passes Away
posted on 2014-01-04 14:00 EST
Tokyo University of Technology professor, University of Tokyo emeritus professor, and anime and media expert Yasuki Hamano passed away on Friday from a stroke. He was 62. Funeral arrangements have not been decided.
The scholar served on the managing committee for the Japan Media Arts Festival run by Japan's Agency for Cultural Affairs. He was also a member of the International Manga Awards' executive committee. Hamano's published books include Media no Seiki―America Shinwa no Sōzōsha-tachi (Media Era: The Creators of American Legends) and Mohōsareru Nihon―Eiga, Anime kara, Ryōri, Fashion made (Imitated Japan: From Films and Anime to Cooking and Fashion).
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