LEED Publishing Co., Ltd. has announced that manga creator Shigeru Tsuchiyama passed away from cancer on May 24, 2018. He was 68 years old at the time of passing.
Tsuchiyama debuted as a manga creator with the Dallas no Atsui Hi manga in Akita Shoten’s Monthly Shōnen Champion magazine in 1973.
Under the pen name Ryū Kaidō, Tsuchiyama illustrated Tetsu Kariya’s Ginga Senshi Apolon manga. He also wrote the Shakking manga under the same pen name.
In recent years he drew several gourmet manga, such as Kuishin Bō!, Kenka Ramen, Shoku-King, Ōgui Kōshien, Gokudō Meshi, Tōhan – The Air Food Battle!!, and Kinban Gourmet Bushimeshi!.