Legendary Anime Director Isao Takahata Passes Away at 82

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It is with a heavy heart that Crunchyroll reports the death of Isao Takahata, a legendary anime director and one of the co-founders of Studio Ghibli. Mr. Takahata passed away at a hospital in Tokyo on March 05, 2018. According to sources, the director’s health began to decline

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Isao Takahata, co-founder of Studio Ghibli and beloved director, has passed away today. We’d like to thank him for…
Greatly saddened to hear this news. His work is a huge inspiration- he made some of my favorite films and TV shows.…
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The world has lost a truly brilliant artist today. More than once, Takahata changed the anime landscape for the bet…
😭 RIP Takahata-san! He brought so much magic to our world.
😢Triste noticia. Fallece el director Isao Takahata, cofundador de Studio Ghibli. Muchas gracias por ayudar a crear…
en sevdiğim filmin; grave of the fireflies'ın yönetmeni ve ghibli'nin kurucularından olan isao reis ölmüş hüzünlü b…
Isao Takahata, co-fundador del Studio Ghibli y director de obras como La Leyenda de la Princesa Kaguya acaba de fal…
So heartbroken by this news... Rest in peace Isao Takahata. Thank you for all your beautiful contributions to the w…
Thank you for all your work, Isao Takahata :'(
sad as fuck. studio ghibli arguably one of the most important film companies ever. RIP.
Very sad news. Grave Of The Fireflies is a movie I could only watch once in my life. I have never come across anyth…
NOOOOOO!!!! NOOOOOOOO!!! NNNNNOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Ah, no, that's sad news. :( I know everyone talks about Grave of the Fireflies, but The Tale of the Princess Kaguya…
de base gt un peu triste mais en mm temps tous ses films m'ont pas spécialement marqué mais en ft c celui qui a fai…
What a legend... saddening news the anime community & industry lost a great one today ;(
Tonight I will be watching some of his films in remembrance. Grave of the Fireflies is one of the saddest movies I…
what a contribution he made...RIP
Oh my gosh.. Rest in Peace ;-;
rest in peace to a wonderful and creative soul :( <3
I'm so sad about this. If you haven't yet, do yourself a favor and go watch The Tale of Princess Kaguya, the last f…
A serious loss for us all. He made the world a more irreverent and interesting place through his work.
Domo arigato, Takahata-sensei
I'm so sad to hear of the passing of Takahata Isao. His films had such a big impact on me in the way I view and enj…
😭😭😭😭
💛 Nos cambió la vida. Qué bueno que existió.
Choquée
oh noooo RIP guess I'll finally have to hang up my Only Yesterday poster
Grave of Fireflies destroyed me as a kid, but it was a truly life-changing experience. Rest in peace.
RIP. Thanks for all the work you've done for the industry. Your versatility and creativity will surely be missed. A…
OH NOOOO 😭 everyone who works at studio ghibli should live forever.
I feel like existing seems irrelevANt atm
rest in peace to one of the greats.
He made some of my favorite films and there's still a few more by him that I want to check out.
This feels like the passing of an idol for me. "Yamadas" & "Pom Poko" are evergreen favorites, and honestly Takahat…
Y esta fue la victima de hoy. -Atte. Ramsey
....oh. Rest in peace.
Descanse en paz, y muchas gracias por todo. 🌹
Ay RIP 😢
MANO NAO PODE SER
thank you for blessing us with the movies and i hope you will rest well:(
Noooo 😭😭😭
Grave of the Fireflies is a masterpiece. RIP Takahata-sensei.
Big loss 💔. Truly thank you.
Rest in peace, good sir.
NOOOOOO
MEU DEUS, NÃO
I watched Only Yesterday for the first time about a month ago. That movie got me out of a darkness I'd never known…
The 3rd anime from the top is Heidi, girl of the Alps. It was dubbed in #Afrikaans and one of the most loved storie…
@daikou @CTRLALTDeceit
Thank you for everything, Takahata-sensei.❤️RIP
😭💔👐🙇‍♂️ I just found out.. my heart just aches now. I knew life was gonna take another well known person.. Thank yo…
Thank you for all the wonderful memories. You will be cherished by your works and contributions.
@alec_behan he passed away
rip :(
@NerdyThingsPod @MourningToons @FandomCast
Early Ghibli could use an almost silent, almost unmoving, lingering shot of some nature and use it to tell a story.…
Awful news. While I've only seen one of his films, it was nevertheless an experience. He shall be missed
A giant of cinema. You owe it to yourself to watch his final film, The Tale of the Princess Kaguya, one of the most…
Grave of the Fireflies was the first film I saw of his and still remains one of my favorites. He was brilliant with…
Rest in peace, good man. Your legacy will live on for generations to come.
All is darkness and pain
Poxa, não precisava ter acontecido isso logo no meu aniversário! Isao Takahata é uma lenda e vai permanecer assim a…
May Isao Takahata rest in peace. I grew up on Studio Ghibli films, from Totoro to The Wind Rises. Thank you for the…
man, what a loss... him and satoshi kon were the best of the best directors in anime. rip takahata
WHY DO FIREFLIES HAVE TO DIE SO SOON
NOOSSA, q triste, n to acreditando
So saddened to hear this news today. 💔
Grave Of The Fireflies is still one of my favorite anime movies of all time. I cried at the end. Almost impossible…
مخرج سيتا الحنون ..
Crushing. Takahata's work is vast, beautiful, mature and lyrical. A tremendous loss to animation and cinema at larg…
True legend in the industry man. You will be missed.
A true legend, like no other. A master of his craft. A person who was ALIVE enough to see the world around him. Fro…
rest in peperoni
Rest in peace and thank you for wonderful dreams given to kids and me after watching Studio Ghilbi's works.
South Africa, you probably don't know this man, but he was a key creator on Heidi, a show that formed many of your…
Grave of the Fireflies is on HULU fyi.
This is so sad
gracias por tanto 💔💞
The Tale Of Princess Kaguya and Grave of the Fireflies are 2 of the most beautiful pieces of cinematic history. A g…
The Tale of Princess Kaguya is one of the greatest achievements in animation history. Even into his 80s, this man w…
Profoundly sad at this announcement. I loved PomPoko & Princess Kaguya gave my entire family a reason to love Japan…
Oh No! RIP Mr. Takahata. One of the great visionaries of #Anime and the Japanese film industry. I adore Pom Poko an…
ESPERA, O QUE?????!!!!!
//R.I.P Takahata 😭😭
Takahata-sama, thank you for completely changing the way I regard a can of Sakuma Drops
🙇‍♂️
Punch to the gut here. His work was incredible, and his passing marks an ending to an incredible era of animation.
Gutted. The passing of an animation giant
Grave of The Fireflies is the saddest film you will ever watch, and Only Yesterday is also beautiful. RIP Isao Taka…
ah não :( RIP
Loss of an amazing talent to the afterlife. Blessings to you in your new realm.
WHAAAAAT NOO :(
Se va un grande, gracias por tanto Isao Takahata.
No importa si sólo son fans de Heidi, o lloraron un mar con Tumba de las Luciérnagas...se fue un talentazo.
Si eres fan de #Ghibli esta es una mala noticia... 😐
Grave of The Fireflies is one of the saddest and the best movies i ever watched. Rest in Peace, Isao 🙏🏽 And thank y…
rough news.. so much to love, but watching Grave of the Fireflies was a formative moment media-wise for me
RIP to a legend. Grave of the Fireflies is one of my favorite movies of all time, not just animated film.
So sad to hear that Isao Takahata passed away. He created so many timeless classics including Pom Poko, Grave of th…
AH NÃO ):
I'm so sorry. I will be watching their movies all weekend.
Bueno, su legado vivirá por siempre.
RIP Isao Takahata. You given us so much. You are one of the angels of anime.
I knew this would happen in my lifetime, but that doesn't make it any easier. Thank you for your timeless art and y…
Such a legendary talent. Grave of the Fireflies is a ridiculously good film that everybody should watch and Kaguya…
Wow. What a big loss....
@SociELpath Now i need to watch some Ghibli movies 😔
Ah não, cara! =(
Thank you, Isao Takahata, for the beautiful dreams that have transpired into some of the most beautiful films in an…
very sad, thanks for the memories mr. Takahata
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
Devastating news
Thank you for the beauty and escapism 😢
May one of the finest voices in cinema rest in peace. He proved that animation could be, and is, emotionally and in…
:( RIP
Well shit, this sucks. RIP.
wiehfwjenwlkdn DDDDDD:!!!!!!!!!
This is such sad news. He made such incredible and beautiful films. Two of which brought me to tears!
aaa não :((((
Ffffuuuuuuuuuckkkkkk
Rest in peace. 😞
Only yesterday 💔
May he rest in peace.....
Rest in peace to one of the most influential animator and co-founder of Studio Ghibli and director of Grave of The…
damn man.....
Thank you, Takahata. Stay blessed in peace.
Just wow...almost unreal 😭
Another legend down
Left behind an amazing legacy
Era el unico de ese estudio que tomaba riesgos :(
thank you for my childhood
#Ripisaotakahata :-(
Awww nuuu RIP legend 💔😢
mano eu não acredito :((((
obrigado mestre por suas obras brilhantes e inesquecíveis, agora descanse em paz
Who's cutting onions?
OHHHH :((((
Poxa vida :(
Oh man, the entertainment world lost a legend today R.I.P Isao Takahata
Sad news...:/ Prayers to the family! Thank you Isao Takahata for all the things you've done.
This is incredibly sad. What a great person who enriched the lives of millions with this creativity. The next gener…
meu deus
(╥_╥)
Gone but not forgotten..
Una pena, un visionario en todo el sentido de la palabra. Deja un legado impresionante.
rest in peace ;; </3
Rest in peace, Isao Takahata, you will be missed dearly.
"Isao Takahata, cofundador de Studio Ghibli, ha fallecido hoy. Nos gustaría agradecerle por todos los sueños que ha…
Presses F F F F F F F F F F F F to Takahata-san
So sad 😢❤️❤️
Oh 😔
A MANO
RIP Isao Takahata 💖
Sad news. I haven't seen a huge amount of his work. But I found Princess Kaguya to be incredibly beautiful. I hear…
Nobody talk to me for a couple years...😢
RIP :( your films were beautiful... Your presence will be sorely missed
Noooooo :( Thank you for making my favorite Ghibli film Princess Kaguya. It's certainly an end of an era... You wil…
☹☹☹
aaaa :(
Algunas veces el trabajo de las personas es tan bueno que tiende puentes con culturas totalmente distintas. Se fue…
Because of him the only Studio Ghibli #anime I actually liked were Grave of the Fireflies and Only Yesterday #RIP
Generaciones de Mamas agradecidas sin saber de el, y otras generaciones rotas por los temas que tocaron sus pelicul…
💔💔 Whyyyyyyy Whyy 😭😭😭
May this genius' soul rest in peace! Thank you, Mister Takahata.
Such sad news. Thank you for bringing such wonderful works into the world, and for inspiring and influencing so ma…
But...but I just started my journey into the world of Ghibli😢😢😢😢
Thank you for the great journey, Isao Takahata. May you be in eternal peace and happiness. いろいろありがとうございます.
Oloco mano... 😢
Heartbreaking at the passing of a titan!! Long may his legacy live on!
Mano....que merda
OH MY GOD NO, 😭
OH MY GOD :(
I've sadly have yet to see any of this man's movies, but you can bet I will someday. #GraveoftheFireflies has alway…
A sad time indeed.
Gracias por tanto~
😭😭😭😭😭😭😭
Rest in Peace 😞
di ako hapi na
😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭
:( #isaotakahata
devinez qui pleure ↖️
Wow RIP
Oh noooo
NAO NAO NAO NAO ANAOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO CARALHO
Grave of the Fireflies AND Pompoko. Impossible range.
Descanse em paz, querido, fez muita coisa boa para este mundo.
❤❤ the amazing Studio Ghibli.
Gone but not forgotten
That's a bummer. You will be missed my guy ;(
What a legacy to leave behind!
Rest in peace
Baixando a discografia
Thank you for all your work
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
Thank you, Isao Takahata.
Studio Ghibli 4EVR
Aww Rest in peace, he created some of the most beautiful movies to grace screens 😢#IsaoTakahata
One of the best anime directors that have ever lived, director of The tale of Princess Kaguya, that in my opinion i…
☹️☹️☹️
😢 #StudioGhibli @emchicness
R.I.P. and arigatou gozaimasu for creating and showing us such a beautiful world... Forever indebted 😔🙏…
Is this for freakin real? The most influencing man next to Hayao Miyazaki in Animation. I cant. 😭 Rest in Peace Isa…
NÃO NÃO NÃO NÃO NÃO NÃO
i'm so fucking sad.
Damn.......
J'ai pas aimé Pompoko still
Merda de notícia.
Such a sad day in the history of animation and thanks for such a great legacy
rest well, takahata-san. thank you for everything.
ありがとうございます🍶🌸😔
Absolute industry legend. RIP
Awe no way! He lived to a grand old age at least. Deepest sympathies to friends and family.
Rest in Peace and thank you for the wonderful stories.
eu to MUITO triste
This is so sad. My condolences to his family and the people at Studio Ghibli.
@RosieTyler_xo
Riposa in pace, grande ❤️
Gracias por hacer mi infancia única y formar parte de la persona que hoy soy, sin conocerle me dio grandes experien…
A sad day
I just watched Grave of the Fireflies for the first time last weekend, he is truly a great director.
RIP Takahata San. Thank you for all your work. #IsaoTakahata
May you rest in peace!
Nossa, inacreditável. Uma perda irreparável para o mundo das animações. Espero que ele descanse em paz. Deixou um l…
super sad a legend
Una lamentable pérdida en el mundo de la animación... Las obras de Takahata se recordarán por siempre.
thank you for the magic
thank you for the great stories
Wow my depression was already really bad and now it got even worse.
¡No puede ser! 😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭💔💔
O diretor do filme mais triste da história morreu RIP
I'm crying. 😭💔
mierdaaaaaa 😭😭😭😭😭😭
é sério que esse ano vai mesmo levar os gênios? ja to chorando
The man who made the saddest film ever animated, Grave of the Fireflies, has died.
Thank you for making my childhood colorful
RIP the better half of Studio Ghibli, will remember you.
😢 Aber seine Werke machen Ihn ja unsterblich
R.I.P Legend ❤💔
Oh no,Pom Poko is my favorite slept on Ghibli flim and Fireflies is absolutely gut wrenching.Big loss x
Very sad news indeed.
Thank you for everything you've done ! May your rest be peaceful !
Never watched the movies, but always awed at the art and stories. I need to start watching them...
What a pity. The old creatives are disappearing one by one.
Gracias por todo tu increíble trabajo, que en paz descanses.
💔😭
@Lgrludivine T'as vu ça ? 😢
Ok... that made me REALLY sad. =(
RIP Isao Takahata, You created beautiful pieces of animation that are so beautiful, You Co- Founded a animation stu…
1/2 of Studio Ghibli 😭💔
Grave of the Fireflies is over ratted, but still rip
Miyazaki-san don't leave us too!
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
😭😭😭😭
Oh man, that's a rough one. He was one of the GREATS.
So sad you have brought joy with your movies. Rest in Peace.
oh my god this is so sad :(( rip 💗
This is the worst way to find out Heidi was made by Studio Ghibli.
Gutted :( being a big fan of Studio Ghibli films, this is a huge loss for the anime world. RIP
So sad to be seeing this news. Thank you for the wonderful films you made, Takahata-san. Arigato.
Such a great loss for the anime world RIP Isao Takahata. Many of my favourite anime movies are from the almighty st…
STAY HARD ISAO TAKAHATA!!! #RIP
تكفون قولوا إنكم تمزحون وإنكم مأخرين كذبه أبريل!
A legend right here. RIP
RIP :(
;_;~
hayatımda izlerken en çok ağladığım ve en sevdiğim filmlerden olmasına rağmen asla tekrar izlemeye cesaret edemediğ…
Takahata-sensei, you will be greatly missed by all of us that were blessed to see the many worlds you shared with u…
خبر محزن والله .. وداعا تاكاهاتا وشكرا على كل شي
Requiescat in pace, Takahata-sensei.
Studio Ghibli was my childhood. Thank you for all the memories ❤
RIP Isao Takahata
RIP Isao Takahata Hurts so much, I grow up watching series he directed like Heidi, Marco: 3000 Leagues in Search of…
RIP Isao Takahata :(
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Ahhhhhh no :( just watched Only Yesterday a couple of weeks ago. Absolutely gutting 💔
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Isao's Grave of the Fireflies is probably the one of the most culturally impactful movies for not only Studio Ghibl…
RIP Isao Takahata. His contributions to Studio Ghibli's library were every bit as good as Miyazaki's. Only Yesterda…
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Awww! He made one of my favorite animes, Grave of the Fireflies. Rest In Peace, Mr. Takahata. Your work will live o…
RIP Isao Takahata 💔 co-founder of Studio Ghibli More:
Legendary Anime Director Isao Takahata Passes Away at 82
‘추억은 방울방울’과 ‘폼포코 너구리 대작전’을 만드신 다카하다 이사오 감독님 돌아가셨네요. 인간의 무분별한 개발에 저항하다 밀려난 너구리들의 애환을 다룬 ‘폼포코 너구리 대작전’은 정말 좋은 작품으로 마음…
Legendary Anime Director Isao Takahata Passes Away at 82
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• Bummer... :( ... R.I.P. --> Legendary Anime Director Isao Takahata Passes Away at 82
Thank you for all your beautiful works. R.i.p.
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An inspiration & visionary. A sad day. Legendary Anime Director Isao Takahata Passes Away at 82
Damn, this hurts. "Grave of the Fireflies," "Only Yesterday," and "The Tale of Princess Kaguya" are three of the be…
Legendary Anime Director Isao Takahata Passes Away at 82
Пишут, умер Исао Такахата %( Сооснователь Studio Ghibli. Режиссер «Ещё вчера», «Могилы светлячков», «Войны тануки»…
Legendary Anime Director Isao Takahata Passes Away at 82
@exelion_ @EmuAGR En la noticia donde lo he leído pone el 5 de marzo, me han hecho to'l lío:
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Legendary Anime Director Isao Takahata Passes Away at 82 via @Crunchyroll
Grave of Fireflies was one of the saddest animated historical movies I’ve watched recently. Sorry to hear about Mr.…
Rest in peace.
Legendary Anime Director Isao Takahata Passes Away at 82
God dammit, fuck this shit.
Legendary Anime Director Isao Takahata Passes Away at 82 via @Crunchyroll
Of 'Princess Kaguya', 'Grave Of The Fireflies', and 'Pom Poko'. Masterworks all.
Legendary #Anime Director Isao Takahata Passes Away at 82
Rest in Peace Maestro Takahata Isao (1935-2018).
RIP Isao Takahata !

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