Noboru Ishiguro

Birth:Aug 24, 1938
Death:Mar 20, 2012
Years active:1964-2012
Home town:Tokyo, Japan
Wiki jp Wiki en Noboru Ishiguro was noteworthy for directing classic anime series like Macross Orguss and Leged of the Galactic Heroes He was in a hawaiian style music band in his youth. Therefore he is known as an animation director who can actually read musical scores and has made the best use of his previous experience for works such as Macross: Do You Remember Love? and Leged of the Galactic Heroes. He entered Nihon University in the Department of Art and graduated in 1964. He joined Onishi Pro where he first worked as key animator on subcontracted Astro Boy episodes. In 1978 he founded Artland for which he served as an executive director of until his passing in 2012.