We remember those in the manga industry who passed away during 2021:

  • Coco, manga creator, passed away on January 15, 2021 due to illness.
  • Fumio Hisamatsu, manga creator, passed away on April 16, 2021 at the age of 77.
  • Kana Hoshino, manga creator, passed away on April 28, 2021 at the age of 57 due to an unspecified illness.
  • Ichirō Tominaga, manga creator, passed away on May 5, 2021 at the age of 96 due to old age.
  • Kentarou Miura, manga creator, passed away on May 6, 2021 at the age of 54 due to acute aortic dissection.
  • Kayaharuka, manga artist, passed away on July 6, 2021 while battling pancreatic cancer.
  • Hiroto Wada, manga creator, passed away on July 18, 2021 at the age of 46 due to a cerebral hemorrhage and other contributing factors.
  • Sanpei Satо̄, manga creator, passed away on July 31, 2021 at the age of 91 due to aspiration pneumonia.
  • Tarō Minamoto, manga creator, passed away on August 7, 2021 at the age of 74 due to heart failure.
  • Kayono Saeki, manga creator, passed away on August 29, 2021 at the age of 69 due to lung cancer.
  • Takao Saito, manga creator, passed away on September 24, 2021 at the age of 84 from pancreatic cancer.
  • Sanpei Shirato, manga creator, passed away on October 8. 2021 at the age of 89 from aspiration pneumonia.
  • Tetsuji Okamoto, manga creator, passed away on October 12, 2021 from interstitial pneumonia.
  • Mitsutoshi Furuya, manga creator, passed away on December 8, 2021 at the age of 85 due to cancer.
  • Hiroshi Hirata, manga creator, passed away on December 11, 2021 at the age of 84 due to heart failure.

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