Yasuki Hamano

 

 

 

Age: 62

 

Summary: Japanese media expert and emeritus professor of media science at the University of Tokyo who had served on the managing committee for the Japan Media Arts Festival run by Japan's Agency for Cultural Affairs and also received a "Special Thanks To" credit in Makoto Shinkai's 2004 anime film The Place Promised in Our Early Days.

 

 

Cause of Death: After a stroke

 

Born: April 11, 1951

 

Died: January 3, 2014

 

Location: Tokyo, Japan