Manga Creator Jinpachi Mori Passes Away

Manga creator Jinpachi Mori passed away on November 21, 2015 due to Barrett’s esophagus leading to esophageal cancer. He was 57 years old at the time of his passing.

Mori was born in Sasebo, Nagasaki in 1958. After graduating from the Nihon University College of Art, he began writing in magazines, launching his Kasai no Hito debut manga in Shogakukan’s Big Comic Original magazine in 1988, with art by Osamu Uoto. The manga focused on a family court judge who loved flowers.

His other manga included Benkei in New York (N.Y. no Benkei), Tsuchi no Ko, Tajikarao, Saiban’in no Megami, and Nozomi.

Mori revealed his esophageal cancer diagnosis in July 2014.

Source: ANN

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