On Tuesday, Yuji Takemura reported the passing of his brother-in-law, anime producer Shunpei Maruyama.
Although he did not share the cause of death, he shared that his family has already held a wake and funeral.
— 武村勇治 (@takemurayuuji) August 15, 2023
Previously, Maruyama was the president of Actas, the studio best known for the Girls and Panzer and Princess Principal anime franchises.
Maruyama produced both anime, including Girls Und Panzer der Film in 2015 and Princess Principal: Crown Handler.
Maruyama last posted on his Twitter account on December 31, 2022. The tweet featured Girls and Panzer protagonist Miho and Princess Principal protagonist Ange.
During his time at Actas, Maruyama produced the following anime:
- Nighthead Genesis
- Kotetsushin Jeeg
- Kowarekake no Orgel
- Mayo elle Otokonoko
- Mazinkaiser SKL
- Cyborg 009 Vs. Devilman
- Regalia: The Three Sacred Stars
- Long Riders!
Source: Yuji Takemura’s Twitter account