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]

  • 1995: Legend of Crystania - The Motion Picture: Director
  • 1996: Legend of Crystania (OVA): Director
  • 1998: Serial Experiments Lain: Series director, Director (Eps 1, 2, 12, 13), Storyboard, Continuity (Eps 5, 6, 8, 11-13), Continuity Direction
  • 1999: Colorful: Director, Storyboard, Episode Director (1-4,12,14,16)
  • 2000: Sakura Wars: Series director, Continuity
  • 2003: Kino's Journey: Director, Storyboard, Episode Director (ep 1, 2, 5)
  • 2006: Rec: Director, Storyboard, Episode Director
  • 2007: Kino's Journey - Country of Illness -For You-: Director
  • 2007: Ghost Hound: Director
  • 2012: Gusuko Budori no Denki (movie): Director, Script
  • 2013 (Posthumous): Jūgo Shōnen Hyōryūki Kaizokujima DE! Daibōken: Director
  • Suspended: Despera: Director

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