On a Sad Note

Leading puppet animation producer Kihachiro Kawamoto has died of pneumonia. He was 85. He was best known for his “Sangokushi,” (Romance of the Three Kingdoms), but was also behind several other animations. Select this link for the complete story, then please join me in a virtual sake toast.

He was an amazing artist.




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2 Responses to “On a Sad Note”

  1. Janet Johnson says:

    I'd never heard of him. Sounds like a true artist. Puppeteers are amazing! Sorry for the news.

  2. Victoria Dixon says:

    To be honest, I hadn't heard of him, either. I had heard of some of his shows and would love to see them. Finding these things sometimes requires more patience than I possess! LOL

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