Pokemon Chief Writer, Takeshi Shudon Is No More

November 4th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire  

November 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Japanese scriptwriter, Takeshi Shudo, who gained prominence with the famous TV animated series Pokemon, died at the age of 61 on October 29. The master mind behind the animated series Pokemon, which was initially adapted from the Pokemon video game series died while smoking in his workplace.

It was 6 in the morning on October 28th, when the chief writer of Pokemon collapsed at the smoking zone of Kansai Main Line’s Nara Station. It was later discovered that he had suffered a subarachnoid hemorrhage. Shudo was immediately rushed to the Nara, Nara hospital after he collapsed. The doctors carried a surgery on him. He passed away the following morning.

The writer of the super successful anime series previously worked at Studio Ghibli where he was very famous for his unusual intelligent writing but it was after joining The Pokemon Company, when he achieved enormous heights of success. He was so good with his work that he was promoted to the chief writer’s position within a few days of his joining The Pokemon Company.

Apart from Japan, Pokenmon is famous all over North and South America, Australia, and Europe.

–Abhimanyu Roy / Sampurn Wire

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