Katsuya Terada Pays Tribute to H. R. Giger

Alien designer passes away at age 74

Academy Award winning Swiss surrealist painter, sculptor and set designer H. R. Giger passed away on May 12th at age 74 after sustaining injuries in a fall. The Alien designer's influence has been seen in manga from from Kazushi Hagiwara's Bastard!! to Yoshihiro Togashi's Hunter × Hunter. Katsuya Terada (character design for the original Blood: The Last Vampire, a very heavy metal version of the Monkey King legendhas paid tribute to the great with a post on Facebook.

 

 

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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