Manga In Memoriam: 2017

Taking a look back at those we lost in the manga industry in 2017:

  • Hinata Takeda, manga creator, passed away in January 2017 due to an unspecified illness.
  • Jiro Taniguchi, manga creator, passed away on February 11, 2017 at the age of 69.
  • Mutsumi Tsukumo, manga creator, passed away on March 4, 2017 at the age of 65 due to lung cancer.
  • Daisuke Sato, manga creator, passed away on March 22, 2017 at the age of 52 due to ischemic heart disease.
  • Yu, manga creator, passed away on July 1, 2017 due to an unspecified illness.
  • Enaga Takabatake, manga creator, passed away on August 21, 2017 at the age of 29 due to a stroke.
  • Jun Tsukaji, manga creator, passed away on September 25, 2017 at the age of 27 after a battle with cancer.

 

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