Animator Yoshitaka Kohno Passes Away
posted on by Alex Mateo
Animator Makoto Tamaru posted on Twitter on Thursday that animator Yoshitaka Kohno has passed away.
Kohno had reported a seizure and a wound from a couple of months ago.
Kohno was the character designer for Magical Girl Pretty Sammy (pictured right) and Magical Canan. He was an animator on numerous anime, including Bleach, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Berserk: The Golden Age Arc III - The Advent, Magical Girl Pretty Sammy, Tenchi Forever!: The Movie, Martian Successor Nadesico: The Motion Picture - Prince of Darkness, Queen's Blade: Beautiful Warriors, and Shangri-La. He was also an animation director for Bleach the Movie: Memories of Nobody, Ah! My Goddess: The Movie, Tenchi Muyo GXP, Magical Canan, Battle Athletes Victory, Katsugeki: Touken Ranbu, Dual! Parallel Trouble Adventure, and God Mars: Untold Legend.
Source: Makoto Tamaru's Twitter account