Manga Creator Kōsei Eguchi Passes Away

The editorial department for Kodansha’s Monthly Shonen Magazine has announced that manga creator Kōsei Eguchi (aka PEYO) passed away on August 19, 2020. Eguchi was 23 years old at the time of their passing.

The statement said that Eguchi was hospitalized with an emergency on August 17, 2020, and passed away two days later. The statement did not give a cause of death.

Eguchi debuted as a manga creator under the penname PEYO with the Boy Meets Maria manga in 2018. Printemps Shuppan published the manga’s one compiled volume in November 2018.

Eguchi then launched the Kimio Alive manga in October 2019 in Monthly Shonen Magazine, and the manga was ongoing.

Source: ANN

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