August 24, 1938
March 20, 2012
|Chronological and political information|
Noboru Ishiguro (石黒昇) was a Japanese animator who was noteworthy for directing the anime series Space Battleship Yamato, Macross, Super Dimension Century Orguss, 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 Macross: Do You Remember Love? and Legend of the Galactic Heroes.
Ishiguro died on 20 March 2012 in Kawasaki City Hospital, of a lung infection which was the result of a follow-up surgery procedure to the aneurysm surgery he underwent two years prior.
- "Bonus – Interview with Noboru Ishiguro" with Anime World Order
- ANN reporting on Noboru Ishiguro passing away.
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|Super Dimension Fortress Macross|
|Super Dimensional Fortress Southern Cross|
|Genesis Climber MOSPEADA|
|Robotech Adaptation Staff|
|The Original Robotech Series|