Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure Anime Producer Hiroyuki Omori Passes Away

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© Hiroyuki Omori Photo

Anime News Network confirmed via Warner Bros. Japan in an email sent on Sunday, June 16, 2024 that executive producer Hiroyuki Omori has passed away. No further details about the cause of death were given.

Omori began working with Warner Bros. Japan in 2011 and had served as a producer for the JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure anime. He was also credited as the music producer for the series. 

He was also a producer for many other anime title such as Terraformars, Casshern Sins, Hakuoki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom, Comic Party Revolution, When They Cry – Higurashi, Umineko – When They Cry, Highschool of the Dead, and Hi Score Girl, among other series. 

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© Hiroyuki Omori

Besides working as a producer, Omori was involved as planning assistant in all five seasons of Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? and Record of Ragnarok

Anime Trending had a chance to interview Omori when he visited Anime Expo 2019 to promote the upcoming JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind. You can read it here

Source: Anime News Network

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