Manga in Memoriam: 2020

We remember those in the manga industry who passed away during 2020:

  • David Wise, CEO of Go! Media Entertainment from 2005-2010, passed away on March 3, 2020 due to lung cancer.
  • Miyuki Noma, manga creator, passed away on May 2, 2020 at the age of 59 due to ischemic heart disease.
  • George Akiyama, manga creator, passed away on May 12, 2020 at the age of 77.
  • Aki E-Musu, manga creator, passed away on June 7, 2020.
  • Morishige, manga creator, passed away on June 30, 2020.
  • Jiro Kuwata, manga creator and artist, passed away on July 2, 2020 at the age of 85.
  • Shō Akechi, manga creator, passed away on August 4, 2020.
  • Kōsei Eguchi (aka PEYO), manga creator, passed away on August 17, 2020 at the age of 23.
  • Izumi Matsumoto, manga creator, passed away on October 6, 2020 at the age of 61.
  • Hiromichi Ōga, manga creator, passed away on November 6, 2020 due to aortic dissection.
  • Takao Yaguchi, manga creator, passed away on November 20, 2020 at the age of 81 due to pancreatic cancer.
  • Daiji Kazumine, manga creator, passed away on November 27, 2020 at the age of 84 due to cerebral hemorrhage and lobar pneumonia.
  • Eiko Hanamura, manga creator, passed away on December 3, 2020 at the age of 91.

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