"High School Of The Dead" Manga Writer Passes Away At Age 52
Japanese media has reported the passing of manga writer Daisuke Satou on March 22nd
Japanese media has reported the passing of manga writer Daisuke Satou on March 22nd at age 52 due to ischemic heart disease. Sato is best known for his High School of The Dead, created with Shouji Satou, and Koukoku no Shugosha/Imperial Guards, a Satou alternate history war novel adapted into manga with Yuu Itou, which was nominated for Manga Taisho and Osamu Tezuka Cultural Awards, and won Japanese Media Awards Festival prizes in 2005 and 2006.
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