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Takashi Yanase, Creator of Anpanman, Dies at 94

Takashi Yanase, creator of the coveted Japanese cartoon character, Anpanman, died early Sunday. Yanase, 94, had been undergoing liver cancer treatment since August. He passed away due to heart failure at a Tokyo hospital. His studio broke the news today, posting a simple, “R.I.P.” on Facebook. Yanase took a Japanese snack called anpan, bread filled with bean paste, and turned …

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