Manga In Memoriam: 2015

Taking a final look back at the members of the manga industry who passed away during 2015:

  • Kazumasa Hirai, manga story writer, passed away on January 17, 2015 at the age of 76.
  • Yoshihiro Tatsumi, manga pioneer, passed away on March 7, 2015 at the age of 79.
  • Cocoa Fujiwara, manga creator, passed away on March 31, 2015 at the age of 31.
  • Kou Kojima, manga creator, passed away on April 14, 2015 at the age of 87.
  • Masaki Himura (also known as Yuki Shinkiba), manga creator, passed away on June 17, 2015 after a battle with cancer.
  • Anastasia Moreno, manga translator, passed away on July 11, 2015 after a battle with cancer.
  • Hinako Konno, manga creator and illustrator, passed away on August 18, 2015 from an acute heart disease.
  • Koji Miyata, manga creator, passed away on October 22, 2015 at the age of 34 due to a cerebral hemorrhage.
  • Jinpachi Mori, manga creator, passed away on November 21, 2015 at the age of 57 due to Barrett’s esophagus leading to esophageal cancer.
  • Shigeru Mizuki, manga creator, passed away on November 23, 2015 at the age of 93 due to heart failure.

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