Jeff NaucloseAuthor: Jeff Nau
Name: Jeff Nau
About: Jeff Nau is a main contributor to the Jace Hall Show covering pop culture and music trends in the nerd community. He has contributed to San Diego City Beat, 944, and Ill Literature, amongst others, and spends his spare time working as an artist and photographer.See Authors Posts (1264)
One of the most revered and respected founders of anime, Noboru Ishiguro, passed away on Tuesday. Ishiguro was regarded more as a director than a concept designer — though when you saw mechas fly/run/shoot cannons back in the day, chances are that he was behind it.
He directed some of the most beloved anime titles in history — including Super Dimension Fortress Macross (one of several Robotech spin-offs/versions/interpretations), and Space Battleship Yamato, along with one of the earliest color versions of the anime Astro Boy. Continue reading “Noboru Ishiguro, Legendary “Robotech”/”Yamato” Director Passes Away” »