Animator Makoto Tamaru has announced on Twitter that animator Yoshitaka Kohno passed away. All that is known is that Kohno had reported a seizure and a wound from a couple of months ago.

Kohno graduated from Miyajima Technical High School and worked at multiple anime studios, such as Ashi Productions, AIC, and ufotable.

He was the character designer for Magical Girl Pretty Sammy and Magical Canan. Kohno was an animator on numerous anime, including Bleach, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Berserk: The Golden Age Arc III – The Advent, Magical Girl Pretty Sammy, Tenchi Forever!: The Movie, Martian Successor Nadesico: The Motion Picture – Prince of Darkness, Queen’s Blade: Beautiful Warriors, and Shangri-La. He also served as an animation director for Bleach the Movie: Memories of Nobody, Ah! My Goddess: The Movie, Tenchi Muyo GXP, Magical Canan, Battle Athletes Victory, Katsugeki: Touken Ranbu, Dual! Parallel Trouble Adventure, and God Mars: Untold Legend.

Source: ANN