Noboru Ishiguro
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Noboru Ishiguro
Born (1938-08-24)24 August 1938
Tokyo, Japan
Died 20 March 2012 (aged 73)
Saiwai, Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan
Occupation Director, producer, screenwriter, editor
Years active 19582012
Spouse Yumi Ishiguro

Ishiguro in episode 10

Noboru Ishiguro (石黒昇, Ishiguro Noboru?, 24 August 1938 – 20 March 2012) was a Japanese animator who was noteworthy for directing the anime series, Space Battleship Yamato, 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 died on 20 March 2012 in a Kawasaki 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.[1][2]

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