Serial Experiments Lain and Kino’s Journey Director Passes Away

Ryutaro Nakamura is the director of Serial Experiments Lain, Kino’s Journey and Sakura Wars among other projects. He has been fighting colon cancer for a long time. The battle was lost on 29th June at 4p.m. local time. He was 58 years old.

One of Nakamura-sensei’s latest projects (Chibi Neko Tom no Dai Boken) announced the dreadful news through its twitter account. Permission for this tweet was taken from the director’s family.

Source:0taku

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this is sad when are we going to find a treatment for cancer

BrutalMurder
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RIP. I will now re-watch “Serial Experiments Lain”…

Shounen
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I just started to watch it! Can’t believe it…RIP.

Dandelion
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Can’t believe this! I was hoping he will win this fight… :( Rest in peace.

Lulubel
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We all were… Let’s send our sympathy to his family.

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so sad i can’t believe it :'(