Fate/stay night director Yuji Yamaguchi passed away

Some sad news was announced earlier today, as Studio DEEN confirmed the passing of Fate/stay night director Yuji Yamaguchi. DEEN initially made the confirmation via its official Twitter, but the tweet in question has since been removed. No cause of death has been…

Lone Wolf & Cub Manga Creator Kazuo Koike Passes Away

The Twitter account for prolific manga creator Kazuo Koike (@koikekazuo) announced on Friday that he passed away from pneumonia on Wednesday. He was 82. The Twitter post stated that he had already been hospitalized and was under medical care when…

Lupin III Creator Monkey Punch Passes Away

Lupin III manga creator Monkey Punch (real name: Kazuhiko Katō) passed away on April 11 due to pneumonia. He was 81. Monkey Punch was born in Hamanaka, Hokkaido in 1937. He made his major debut with Playboy Nyūmon in Futabasha’s…