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    Wednesday April 21, 2021
  • Overseas Memorial Established for Anime Director Osamu Kobayashi

    Fans can send condolences and thoughts through Google Forms which will be given to his family

    Shortly after the news that celebrated anime director and animator Osamu Kobayashi passed away, hundreds of tributes and remembrances were posted across the internet. Now, international fans will be able to leave their condolences and remembrances for Kobayashi through a special Google Forms page. Read on for details.

  • Sunday April 18, 2021
  • BECK, Naruto Shippuden Anime Director Osamu Kobayashi Passes Away Aged 57

    Kobayashi was a huge fan of rock music, bringing that to his animation works

    Osamu Kobayashi's Twitter account revealed earlier today that the anime director, known for directing anime rock series BECK: Mongolian Chop Squad, episodes of Naruto Shippuden, Paradise Kiss, and many more. Learn more after the jump.

  • Saturday September 8, 2018
  • Animators Collaborate for Magic: The Gathering 25th Anniversary Event

    Directors Koji Morimoto and Osamu Kobayashi create original works of animation for event in Tokyo

    Collectible trading card game Magic: The Gathering is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, and an art exhibition in Tokyo that features original animated collaborations from directors Koji Morimoto ("Franken's Gears" in Robot Carnival, "Beyond" in The Animatrix) and Osamu Kobayashi (Mongolian Chop Squad, Paradise Kiss) is part of the festivities. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Monday October 5, 2015
  • Director's Gather for Talk Event at Kichijojo Anime Wonderland Festival

    "Osamu Kobayashi's Anime Road: Special Edition" features Katsuhiro Otomo, Masaaki Yuasa & more

    The Kichijoji Anime Wonderland festival is sponsoring a special live talk event featuring several influential anime directors who will speak on the future of anime and on the "heroes" who have inspired them. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Monday July 2, 2012
  • Sentai Filmworks Announces "Someday's Dreamers II Sora"

    Osamu Kobayashi directed anime will be available through digital outlets and on subtitled DVD later this year

    Sentai Filmworks has announced that they have picked up the license for Someday’s Dreamers II Sora - the entry in the practical magic franchise directed by highly regarded illustrator/animator Osamu Kobayashi. The anime will be available through digital outlets and on subtitled DVD later this year. More after the jump.

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