Tadao Nagahama

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Tadao Nagahama
長浜 忠夫
Born(1936-09-26)26 September 1936[citation needed]
Died14 January 1980(1980-01-14) (aged 43)
Area(s)Animation Director
Notable works
Chōdenji Robo Combattler V
Chōdenji Machine Voltes V
Tōshō Daimos

Tadao Nagahama (長浜 忠夫 Nagahama Tadao) (September 26, 1936[citation needed] – January 14, 1980) was a Japanese director of both puppet shows and animation.

He is best known as the director of Sunrise and Toei Company's Robot Romance Trilogy, which added human drama to the Super Robot Genre.

Nagahama also directed several hit anime series that are still well known among Japanese viewers. Moreover, he produced hits with works of all genres, including sports, comedies, shōnen, shōjo, and Super Robots.

He has been referred to as "the Emperor" in imitation of film director Akira Kurosawa.[citation needed]

He and his wife contracted hepatitis while traveling overseas. Although his wife survived, he died from the disease at the age of 43.




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