Ryūtarō Nakamura

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Ryūtarō Nakamura
中村 隆太郎
Born April 15, 1955 (1955-04-15)
Died June 29, 2013(2013-06-29) (aged 58)
Occupation Director, storyboard artist, key animator
Language Japanese
Notable works Serial Experiments Lain, Kino's Journey, Ghost Hound, Despera

Ryūtarō Nakamura (中村 隆太郎, Nakamura Ryūtarō, April 15, 1955 – June 29, 2013) was a Japanese director and animator, best known for directing the landmark anime series Serial Experiments Lain, and for his collaboration with Masamune Shirow and Chiaki J. Konaka on Ghost Hound.

Death[edit]

In 2009, it was announced that he would be working on a new project: Despera.[1] Production was put on hold due to Nakamura suffering from an unspecified illness.[2] Following several months of hospitalization due to pancreatic cancer, he died on June 29, 2013. His death was announced nearly a month after.[3]

Filmography[edit]

Director[edit]

Other[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "News: Lain's Head Writer, Director Join ABe on Despera (Updated)". Anime News Network.
  2. ^ http://s826.photobucket.com/albums/zz183/weils82/Miscellaneous/?action=view&current=desp1.jpg
  3. ^ "Serial Experiments Lain Director Ryutaro Nakamura Passes Away". Anime News Network. July 25, 2013. Retrieved July 22, 2014.

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