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Toei Animation Managing Director Hiroyuki Kinoshita Passes Away

posted on by Karen Ressler
Kinoshita held prominent positions in Toei's overseas operations

The website of the media trade paper Bunka Tsūshin reported earlier this month that Toei Animation managing director Hiroyuki Kinoshita passed away on July 3 due to a heart attack. He was 48.

Kinoshita joined Toei Animation in 2004. In addition to producing television anime for Toei Animation, he has also served as CEO of Toei Animation Enterprises in Hong Kong, as well as COO of Toei Animation Europe in France and Toei Animation Incorporated in the United States.


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