Anime producer Yoshihiro Nozaki passed away on January 10, 2017 due to malignant lymphoma. He was 75 years old at the time of his passing.

Nozaki began his career at Mushi Production in 1963 as a production assistant, gathering production and reference materials during the production of such anime as Astro Boy, Kimba the White Lion, Cleopatra, One Thousand and One Arabian Nights, and Moomin.

He also worked as a production manager on Space Battleship Yamato (Star Blazers), and then found work in Sunrise productions such as Combattler V, Daimos, Voltes V, Armored Trooper Votoms, and Cyborg 009.

Nozaki founded the editing and visual design company Shindosha in 1981, and was the chairman of its board of directors up until his death.

Source: ANN