Via Oricon: Tatsufumi Ito, director of the first season of the TV anime “Senki Zessho Symphogear”, has passed away from brain stem bleeding on 23rdMay 2020. He 55 years old. The announcement was made by his wife, Mariko Ito, on Tatsufumi Ito’s Twitter account. An unofficial translation of the statement follows”

“I’m Mariko Ito, Tatsufumi Ito’s wife. On 23rd May, he died of brainstem haemorrhage at 55 year of age. It was a sudden thing so I couldn’t cope with my feelings, but I have accepted it little by little, and so I am able to inform everyone. To all the people who have supported us so far, thank you very much.”

Repose en paix.