We remember those in the manga and light novel industries who passed away during 2022:

  • Shinji Mizushima, manga creator, passed away on January 10, 2022 at the age of 82 due to pneumonia.
  • Kazuyoshi Torii, manga creator, passed away on February 9, 2022 at the age of 75 due to pancreatic cancer.
  • Mia Ikumi, manga artist, passed away on March 7, 2022 due to a subarachnoid hemorrhage surrounding the brain.
  • Yohane Yamamoto, manga creator, passed away on March 14, 2022 at the age of 55.
  • Ayaka Sakuraze, light novel author, passed away on March 29, 2022.
  • Fujiko Fujio A, manga creator, passed away on April 7, 2022 at the age of 88.
  • Tokuo Yokota, manga creator, passed away on April 8, 2022 at the age of 85 due to senility.
  • Mio Murao, manga creator, passed away on April 16, 2022 at the age of 69.
  • Koko Natsuki, manga creator, passed away on April 18, 2022.
  • Tomoshi Kuga, manga creator, passed away on May 8, 2022 at the age of 65 after being hospitalized for acute lymphocytic leukemia.
  • Kazuhiko Miyaya, manga creator, passed away on June 28, 2022 at the age of 76.
  • Kazuki Takahashi, manga creator, passed away in July 2022 at the age of 60.
  • Isami Ishii, manga creator, passed away on September 17, 2022 at the age of 80 due to acute heart failure.
  • Naoya Ueno, manga creator, passed away on September 25, 2022, when he was found collapsed in his home.
  • Eiji Kazama, manga creator, passed away on October 2, 2022 at the age of 75 due to pancreatic cancer.
  • Yuki Hijiri, manga creator, passed away on October 30, 2022 at the age of 72 due to pneumonia.
  • Hilnama, manga creator, passed away on December 12, 2022.
  • Satomi Mikuriya, manga creator, passed away on December 14, 2022 at the age of 74.