Takara's founder has passed.

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    佐藤安太さん


    Takara founder Mr. Yasuta Sato died "Rika chan" "Life game" Kyodo news 129 Mr. Yasuta Sato (Sato · Yasuta), a founder of Takara (now Takara Tomy), a toy maker who made a big hit with "Rika chan" doll and "life game" died on February 26 for the aging. He was 94. Born from Fukushima Prefecture. At a later date, we will have a good-bye party with stakeholders.




    Yahoo Japan news:
    タカラ創業 佐藤安太氏が死去 | 2019/3/1(金) - Yahoo!ニュース



    タカラ創業者の佐藤安太氏が死去 「リカちゃん」「人生ゲーム」
    共同通信129

    「リカちゃん」人形や「人生ゲーム」などを大ヒットさせた玩具メーカー、タカラ(現タカラトミー)創業者の佐藤安太(さとう・やすた)氏が2月26日、老衰のため死去した。94歳。福島県出身。後日、関係者でお別れの会を開く。

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    I hope he was happy with what he accomplished.

    "F" is a reference to "Press F to pay respects" from call of duty.

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    Somewhere along the line people started using it unironicly.
     
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    Thank you both for posting this. I was wondering the same, but figured it was saying F--- as in that, "That is some unfortunate news today."
     
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    Oh those little black dolls are super cute. 
     
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    Rest in peace and thank you, Mr Sato.
     
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