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Mutsumi Inomata, head character designer for many of Namco’s Tales Of series games, has sadly passed away on Sunday, March 10th 2024 at the age of 63.

The news comes from Inomata’s sister who took to social media with the below message. She also reveals that the funeral was held privately and thanks all the fans who have supported her work over the years.

It happened so suddenly… There were even rough sketches left unfinished, but she must be drawing them now in heaven.  Surrounded by her beloved cats, she should be continuously creating characters with cute and strong eyes.  We express our heartfelt gratitude to everyone who loved and supported Mutsumi Inomata.  We sincerely hope for your continued love and support in the future, and hereby notify you with deep respect.  The funeral was held privately with close relatives only.  As per the deceased’s wishes, we respectfully decline any condolences, monetary gifts, offerings, floral tributes, or any other form of condolences.  We kindly ask for your understanding.
It happened so suddenly… There were even rough sketches left unfinished, but she must be drawing them now in heaven. Surrounded by her beloved cats, she should be continuously creating characters with cute and strong eyes. We express our heartfelt gratitude to everyone who loved and supported Mutsumi Inomata. We sincerely hope for your continued love and support in the future, and hereby notify you with deep respect. The funeral was held privately with close relatives only. As per the deceased’s wishes, we respectfully decline any condolences, monetary gifts, offerings, floral tributes, or any other form of condolences. We kindly ask for your understanding.

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conangiga

3M ago

You know you are getting old when people you look up to are passing away left and right.
Can this stop now please? At least for a short while?