Author of mangaYu-Gi-Oh!The origin of a popular entertainment series has been found dead in the Japanese city of Nago in the archipelago’s southwest, the National Coast Guard reported on Thursday.
The body of the cartoonist’s artistic name, Kazuki Takahashi, was found while swimming in diving equipment on the seashore on Wednesday morning. nagoin your province okinawahowever, a coast guard spokesman told Efe that his identity has not been verified so far.
Takahashi had 60 years. A spokesperson for the maritime agency added that authorities are investigating the circumstances of his death and have already completed an autopsy of the deceased, whose remains will soon be sent to his family in Tokyo.
Body seen at the scene 300 meters to the beach By a beach passer making an emergency call to the Coast Guard.
death would occur a day or two before discoveryAccording to details gathered by the local newspaper Okinawa Times.
Takahashi was the creator of ‘Yu-Gi-Oh!’, which brought him success and spearheaded the popular animated series by the Toei film production company. “spin-offs”, ‘Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel’ and collectible card games that continue to move millions internationally.
The Japanese began his career as a manga artist (“mangaka“) was published in 1982, but by 1996 ‘Yu-Gi-Oh!’ skyrocketed to fame.