RIP Takashi Amano

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by NCE12940, Aug 5, 2015.

  1. NCE12940Well Known MemberMember

    He died yesterday of penumonia. Probably the best aquascaper in the world, certainly the best known.
     
  2. babynemoValued MemberMember

    Omg....
    That's so sad.
    :(
    RIP..
    I looked up to him so much.
     




  3. el337Fishlore LegendMember

    RIP Amano. Definitely admired his work. :(
     




  4. Anders247Fishlore LegendMember

    Wow, that's sad. :( RIP.
     




  5. BornThisWayBettasFishlore VIPMember

    May you rest in peace, Amano...... :'( :'( :'(
     
  6. BDpupsWell Known MemberMember

    Where did you hear about this?
     
  7. Anders247Fishlore LegendMember

    Interesting. The only place I can find mentioning his death is Wikipedia, nowhere else. It says he died yesterday of pneumonia.... maybe someone made that up?
     
  8. BornThisWayBettasFishlore VIPMember

    Maybe. I researched it a bit too, and it isn't even showing up on Wikipedia.......
     
  9. babynemoValued MemberMember

    I googled it too,
    ", Amano Takashi, born July 18, 1954 - August 4, 2015) "
     
  10. Anders247Fishlore LegendMember

    Yeah, but it only shows that from a result on Wikipedia.
     
  11. NCE12940Well Known MemberMember

    It's evidently also on a Japanese state news site - in case you read Japanese -
     
     
  12. babynemoValued MemberMember

    Well, I just think about it this way. It won't show up on his website or anything because his family is probably grieving and I don't know. I just think if it's true it's sad, if it's not then that's good. But I guess we'll see if anywhere else says something.
     
  13. NCE12940Well Known MemberMember

    I doubt it'd be on a Japanese news site if it weren't true.
     
  14. Anders247Fishlore LegendMember

    I think you missed these two posts BDpups. I deleted mine because I was ninja'd....and the top post of these two gave a link that proves that it probably wasn't faked.
     
  15. BDpupsWell Known MemberMember

    Thanks. This is too bad. He was the best.
     
  16. babynemoValued MemberMember

    I guess it's true.
     
  17. Anders247Fishlore LegendMember

    Yeah, RIP. Sad to hear.
     
  18. BornThisWayBettasFishlore VIPMember

    Okay, thanks guys. Very sad indeed. :(
     
  19. babynemoValued MemberMember

    Definitely sad.
    :(
     
  20. NCE12940Well Known MemberMember

    Yes, he was much too young.
     
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