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Subject: Isao Takahata, anime titan, dies at 82

Written By: ChrisBodilyTM on 04/05/18 at 7:10 pm

Studio Ghibli co-founder, Oscar-nominated Isao Takahata has died after "a recent bout of ill health."

His credits include:

Grave of the Firelifes
Only Yesterday
Pom Poko
The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
The Valley of the Wind
Heidi, Girl of the Alps
Lupin the Third

Takahata began his career in 1959 at Toei (best known nowadays for the long-running Super Sentai series that begot the US counterpart, Power Rangers), where he met longtime collaborator and rival Hayo Miyazaki.

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