Monday, October 8, 2007


Bones Co-Founder Hiroshi Osaka passed away on September 24th at the age of 44.

He's known for his work as the animation director for Cowboy Bebop, The Vision of Escaflowne, and Fullmetal Alchemist: The Movie - Conqueror of Shamballa. Hiroshi was diagnosed with cancer this past spring and was regaining his health with his family in Osaka, Japan.

He will missed but his work will live on. Thanks Hiroshi for the good times.

Here are some of his credits.
Angelic Layer (TV): Animation director (ep 23)
Ayakashi Ayashi (TV) : Animation director (ep 1, 25)
Clockwork Fighters Hiwou's War (TV) : Character Design, Main Animation Director
Cowboy Bebop (TV) : Animation director (Eps. 10, 15, 19), Key Animation (END)
Cowboy Bebop: The Movie : Assistant Animation Director
Escaflowne: The Movie : Animation director, Key Animation Supervisor
Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade (movie) : Key Animation
Lemon Angel (TV) : Animation director
Macross Plus (OAV) : Key Animation
Mars Daybreak (TV) : Storyboard (OP), Animation director (ep 8, 13, 17, 23)
Mobile Fighter G Gundam (TV) : Character Design
Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory (OAV) : Animation director
Mobile Suit Victory Gundam (TV) : Character Design
RahXephon (TV) : Animation director, Assistant Animation Director (Eps 19, 22-23, 25)
Rahxephon: Pluralitas Concentio (movie) : Animation director
Vision of Escaflowne (TV) : Animation director

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

He will be missed ;o;