Susumu Yoshikawa Death | Passed Away | Obituary
Susumu Yoshikawa Death – Dead: A great loss was made known to InsideEko. As friends and families of the deceased are mourning the passing of their loved and cherished Susumu Yoshikawa.
He died at 6 am this Friday (10) o producer Susumu Yoshikawa, aged 84, at his residence in Kanagawa. The cause of death was respiratory failure and was reported by the Japanese press on Sunday (12). #VA#susumuyoshikawa#toieanimation#jbox
Morreu às 6h da manhã desta sexta (10) o produtor Susumu Yoshikawa, aos 84 anos, em sua residência situada em Kanagawa. A causa do falecimento foi insuficiência respiratória e foi divulgada pela imprensa japonesa neste domingo (12). #VA #susumuyoshikawa #toieanimation #jbox pic.twitter.com/Y4hUL5jvlF
— Viva Anime & Noticias (@CarlosS94555677) July 14, 2020
Susumu Yoshikawa recently passed away, he was vital to the creation of early tokusatsu. Shirakura remembers getting yelled at him for 3 hours after Sentai got a historically low episode rating in the 90s. then another 9 hours after they went out drinking.
Susumu Yoshikawa recently passed away, he was vital to the creation of early tokusatsu. Shirakura remembers getting yelled at him for 3 hours after Sentai got a historically low episode rating in the 90s. then another 9 hours after they went out drinking. https://t.co/amBwuvE8lX
— rabbit (@rabbitank) July 14, 2020
Producer Susumu Yoshikawa dies at 84 due to respiratory failure.
Yoshikawa worked in countless productions like the ‘Android Kikaider’ tokusatsu and will always be remembered as one of the fathers of the Super Sentai and Metal Hero franchises.
Rest in peace
Fallece el productor Susumu Yoshikawa a los 84 años debido a un fallo respiratorio.
Yoshikawa trabajó en infinidad de producciones como el tokusatsu ‘Android Kikaider’ y siempre será recordado como uno de los padres de las franquicias Super Sentai y Metal Hero.
Descanse en paz pic.twitter.com/XMrJyd7DEq
— Viva Er Manga (@VivaErManga) July 13, 2020
Toei’s classic series producer Susumu Yoshikawa passes away.
According to the Japanese press, he died on Friday morning (10) o producer Yoshikawa, aged 84, at his home in Kanagawa. The cause of death was respiratory failure.
Produtor de séries clássicas da Toei, Susumu Yoshikawa, falece.
De acordo com a imprensa japonesa, morreu na manhã desta sexta (10) o produtor Yoshikawa, aos 84 anos, em sua casa em Kanagawa. A causa do falecimento foi insuficiência respiratória. pic.twitter.com/7eD5umCSzq
— O Megascópio (@omegascopio) July 13, 2020
REST IN PEACE: SUSUMU YOSHIKAWA (October 13, 1935-July 10, 2020): Born in Tokyo, the Super Sentai producer joined Toei Studios at the age of 22. He was assigned to the newly established Television Division in 1964, and produced his first series, “Biographies of Japanese Swordsmen,” in 1968. His first tokusatsu series was supporting Producer Tohru Hirayama on “Kikaider” in 1972 – tokusatsu became his focus from then on.
Yoshikawa contributed to the launch of the long-running Super Sentai series in 1979, and their sale to Saban in the early 1990s. He produced “Kamen Rider Black” and “Black-RX,” and was also the creator of the Metal Hero series. He later became the head of the company’s home video division, Toei Video. His last tokusatsu series was “Changerion” in 1996.
From 1978 through the early 1990s, he was the Second General Manager of the Planning and Sales Department of the TV Division. This put him in the position of overall control of not only Toei’s tokusatsu, but also its anime produced at Toei Head Office. He was 84 years old.
We are still working on getting more details about the death, as family statement on the death is yet to be released.