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Tales Of Illustrator Mutsumi Inomata Has Passed Away

Mutsumi Inomata, the character illustrator for the Tales of series, has died.

The news comes from Inomata’s Twitter page, indicating she passed on March 10, and her family held a funeral for her. The post reveals her passing was “sudden.”

Mutsumi Inomata worked as an animator at Toei Animation early in her career before moving on to other ventures, including Kaname Productions, as an animation director and character designer.

However, she is most known for her work on the Tales of series, where she began with the first title, Tales of Destiny, and has since been a staple, including Tales of Graces f, Tales of Xillia, and Tales of Berseria recently working with Kousuke Fujishima to build out the various casts with brilliant character designs.

Additionally, she worked on the Tekken series, beginning with Tekken 5.

Her sister now controls her Twitter account, confirming that Inomata has several unfinished images. In a separate post, she said the plan is to keep the account open and send messages.