The Founder of Takara, Yasuta Sato, Passes Away

The Founder of Takara, Yasuta Sato, Passes Away

Saturday, March 2nd, 2019 2:01pm CST

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Some sad news today, as we learn of the passing of the man dubbed The King of Toys, Yasuta Sato. We learnt from Japan Times that the founder and long time chairman of Takara died at the age of 94. His original company started as Sato Vinyl in 1955, which later became Takara Vinyl in 1960 and simply Takara in 1966. He was chairman of Takara when the Microman and Diaclone toys were both developed and later picked up by Hasbro to become the Transformers brand we know today.

He leaves behind a wonderful legacy. We thank him for all the wonders he made possible and our thoughts are with his family.

Transformers News: The Founder of Takara, Yasuta Sato, Passes Away

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Re: The Founder of Takara, Yasuta Sato, Passes Away (2013007)
Posted by FrankTheJohnson on March 2nd, 2019 @ 2:28pm CST
Rest easy sir. Your legacy will live on.
Re: The Founder of Takara, Yasuta Sato, Passes Away (2013016)
Posted by Nathaniel Prime on March 2nd, 2019 @ 2:53pm CST
Thank you for all the wonderful things you have brought to us, and I hope you rest well and happy.
Re: The Founder of Takara, Yasuta Sato, Passes Away (2013039)
Posted by Nemesis Maximo on March 2nd, 2019 @ 6:27pm CST
This is a man to whom we owe very much, not just as Transformers fans but as Action Figure collectors.

Your ancestors receive you now sir! We thank you for your part in making our dreams reality!
Re: The Founder of Takara, Yasuta Sato, Passes Away (2013080)
Posted by Dominus Prime on March 2nd, 2019 @ 11:53pm CST
I thank you for defining my childhood and for all the wonderful adventures I had with your figures. Your legacy will endure throughout the coming ages.
Re: The Founder of Takara, Yasuta Sato, Passes Away (2013090)
Posted by steve2275 on March 3rd, 2019 @ 5:28am CST
rest in peace and thank you
Re: The Founder of Takara, Yasuta Sato, Passes Away (2013093)
Posted by Black Hat on March 3rd, 2019 @ 6:03am CST
Rest in peace.

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