Tomonori Kogawa

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Tomonori Kogawa(湖川友謙,Kogawa Tomonori, born January 3, 1950 in Engaru, Hokkaidō) is a Japanese animator and character designer, [1] often noted for his work in the 1980s with noted anime studio Sunrise.

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  1. "Tomonori Kogawa's Cool Cool Bye". AniPages Daily. August 13, 2009. Retrieved 1 January 2011.