Animator, Studio Ghibli co-founder Takahata dies at 82


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Sad loss of a real giant. Fireflies and Omoide are my two favourite Ghible animations. His animation style was not as flamboyant as Miyazaki's, but very effective.

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I am so sorry to hear this. My daughters and I are fans of his work, today there will be many who shall miss him, count us a three.

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Considering what a big figure he was in Japan, this article has been almost hidden on JT.

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A very talented and amazing man. Thank you for bringing animation to the world. You will be truly missed.

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One of creators who underwent the war.

He had warned about present state of Japan.

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