By Lindivan on July 7, 2022 at 11:05 am
World – Mangaka Takahashi Kazuki, known for creating Yu-Gi-Oh!, has died at the age of 60. The artist’s body was found in the sea, 300 meters from the city of Nago in Japan – according to local media, he was wearing diving equipment when he was found.
Although he started in the industry in the 1980s, Kazuki only found success when he created Yu-Gi-Oh!which began publication in 1996. The manga led to the creation of an anime and a card game of the same name, both very successful around the world.
In the shop, we followed Yugi, a boy who, solving the legendary Millennium Puzzle, awakens an alter-ego inside him who solves various conflicts with mystical card games. The creation was inspired by Kazuki’s love for games such as shogi and mahjong.
After the completion of the original continuation of the manga by Yu-Gi-Oh!In 2004, the artist continued to oversee the franchise in various media. In 2015, he received the Inkpot Award at Comic-Con International for his contribution to the industry.