Japanese creator of hit manga series Yu-Gi-Oh! dies aged 60

Kazuki Takahashi found in snorkelling gear floating in the sea off coast of Okinawa, reports sayA Japanese artist who created the hit manga comic series Yu-Gi-Oh!, which spawned a worldwide media franchise including a trading card game, has been found dead in the sea, according to media reports.Kazuki Takahashi, 60, whose real first name was Kazuo, was discovered wearing snorkelling gear and floating in the sea near Nago, in the southern island prefecture of Okinawa, early on Wednesday and identified a day later, the NHK public broadcaster reported. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-07-07 09:37:41 UTC ]
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Japanese creator of hit manga series Yu-Gi-Oh! dies aged 60

Kazuki Takahashi found in snorkelling gear floating in the sea off coast of Okinawa, reports sayA Japanese artist who created the hit manga comic series Yu-Gi-Oh!, which spawned a worldwide media franchise including a trading card game, has been found dead in the sea, according to media... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-07-07 09:37:41 UTC ]
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