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Noboru Ishiguro


Director / President
Artland
Japan

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Biography:
Noboru Ishiguro (August 24, 1938 - March 20, 2012) was a Japanese animator who was noteworthy for directing the anime series The Super Dimension Fortress Macross, The Super Dimension Century Orguss, Yōkai Ningen Bem, Megazone 23, Legend of the Galactic Heroes, Noozles, and the 2008 completed series Tytania.

He was in a Hawaiian style music band in his youth. Therefore, he was known as an animation director who could actually read musical scores and had made the best use of his previous experience for works such as "The Super Dimension Fortress Macross: Do You Remember Love?" and Legend of the Galactic Heroes.

Ishiguro Noboru passed away on March 20, 2012 in Kawasaki City Hospital. He died of a lung infection which was the result of a followup surgery procedure to the aneurysm surgery he underwent two years prior.

 

 

Convention Guest Appearances:
1995
   Anime Expo 1995 - June 30 - July 2 in Los Angeles, CA
1996
   Anime Expo 1996 - June 28-30 in Anaheim, CA
2000
   Anime Expo 2000 - June 30 - July 3 in Anaheim, CA
2001
   Katsucon 2001 - February 16-18 in Arlington, VA
2002
   Katsucon 2002 - February 15-17 in Baltimore, MD
   Anime Expo 2002 - July 4-7 in Long Beach, CA
   Anime Expo New York 2002 - August 31 - September 2 in New York, NY
2004
   Anime Expo Tokyo 2004 - January 16-18 in Ikebukuro, Toyko, Japan
2006
   Anime Expo 2006 - July 1-4 in Anaheim, CA
2007
   Anime Weekend Atlanta 2007 - September 21-23 in Atlanta, GA
2009
   Otakon 2009 - July 17-19 in Baltimore, MD
2011
   Otakon 2011 - July 29-31 in Baltimore, MD
2012
   Animazement 2012 - May 24-27 in Raleigh, NC cancelled appearance
12 guest appearances

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