It has been confirmed that famed Creative Designer Yasushi Nirasawa has died due to kidney failure.
Nirasawa started his career as an assistant to illustrator Makoto Kobayashi and debut with a remodeled kit of the Marasai mobile suit in Hobby Japan back in 1987. Since went on to be a designer for Shin Megami Tensei IV, Kamen Rider, Monster Hunter: Frontier G, and Godzilla: Final Wars just to name a few.
Nirasawa also did concept art for Beast Warriors, Space Truckers, BlowOut, A-Rank Thunder Tanjouhen, and Soulcalibur.
Yasushi Nirasawa was 52 years old.