obituary

Studio Ghibli animator Makiko Futaki passes away at 58

Worked on most Ghibli films, Honnêamise, Moribito novel covers.

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Kitaro, NonNonBâ manga creator Shigeru Mizuki passes away

Prolific manga creator Shigeru Mizuki passed away on Monday morning in a Tokyo hospital. He was 93.

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Misao Okawa, the world’s oldest person, has died

Ms Misao Okawa, the woman recognised as the oldest living person on earth, has died in her nursing home, it was announced earlier today.

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Ganbare Goemon manga artist Hiroshi Obi passes away

The wife of Ganbare Goemon manga artist Hiroshi Obi posted on his Twitter account on Sunday that he passed away on Sunday at 7:40 a.m. after being taken to the hospital on Saturday evening with a brain stem hemorrhage. He was 54.

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【Obituary】 Giant isopod “No.1” found dead after more than five years of not eating

On 14 February at Toba Aquarium, the giant isopod that captured the imaginations of a nation was found dead in its tank by keepers and media. This brings to an end the record-setting hunger strike No.1 had been waging since 2009.

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