Kazuki Takahashi, the beloved creator of Yu-Gi-Oh! died earlier this 12 months and new stories show he was making an attempt to save lots of riptide victims.
Kazuki Takahashi was discovered lifeless off of the coast of Nago City in Okinawa at 10:30 am on the morning of July sixth. Someone passing in a ship reported the scene, about 300 meters from the shore, to the Coast Gard. They reported he was discovered geared up with snorkeling gear. At the time this report was as sudden and shocking because it was unhappy. There was no proof of foul play, however the circumstances had been only a bit too bizarre. But latest stories have shed each gentle and closure on this tragedy; Kazuki Takahashi died making an attempt to save lots of three swimmers caught in a riptide.
U.S. Military newspaper, Stars and Stripes, reported this week that Takahashi was making an attempt to assist a U.S. Army Major, Robert Bourgeau in saving three individuals who had been caught in a riptide in Mermaid’s Groto in Onna, Okinawa. Bourgeau confirmed that Takahashi acquired into the water throughout the rescue try of an eleven-year-old woman, her mom, and a U.S. soldier, however couldn’t see him throughout the ordeal. Additionally, Bourgeau’s diving college students noticed Takahashi momentarily a couple of instances earlier than he was misplaced within the water.
About Kazuki Takahashi
Also identified by his authorized identify, Kazou Takahashi, the sixty-year-old manga artist was identified for his work on the internationally common anime and card recreation, Yu-Gi-Oh!
Takahashi first started his manga profession within the Nineteen Eighties, submitting quick comics for numerous shonen magazines. His first main work was Tokio no Taka (or Fighting Hawk). This one-off manga was printed in Weekly Shonen Jump in 1990. Shortly after he printed two volumes of Tennenshoku Danji Buray from 1991 to 1992. More just lately he printed the one-shot manga, Drump, and the restricted sequence, The Comiq, in Weekly Shonen Jump in addition to the two-part manga Secret Reverse as a part of the “Marvel x Shonen Jump+ Super Collaboration” which was launched in Shonen Jump+ in 2019. But what Takahashi is most well-known for is introducing us to the guts of the playing cards in Yu-Gi-Oh!
Yu-Gi-Oh!, Popularity, & Awards
He started publishing Yu-Gi-Oh! in 1996 in Weekly Shonen Jump. And a few years, thirty-eight volumes, and forty million copies offered later, anime historical past was made.
Following the story of Yugi Mutou, Yu-Gi-Oh! is a few boy whose physique is usually internet hosting to the traditional spirit of an Egyptian Pharaoh and recreation fanatic. There are practically numerous Yu-Gi-Oh! spinoff manga, films, video video games, and animated exhibits. But maybe probably the most well-known is the Yu-Gi-Oh! buying and selling card recreation. Bringing the fictional, animated recreation into actual life and letting followers play a component within the present for themselves.
The 2011 Guinness World Records acknowledged Takahashi and Yu-Gi-Oh! as the most important buying and selling card ever with greater than twenty-five billion playing cards offered. And in 2015 he acquired the Inkpot Award at San Diego Comic-Con International.
Fans and pals of Takahashi described him as a gracious, type one who genuinely beloved video games, his work, and his followers. His works had been stuffed with themes of friendship and optimism and his characters had been all the time working in the direction of a greater tomorrow regardless of how dire the current.
Not a lot is understood about Takahashi’s private life, however he was an outspoken fan of American and Japanese comics alike. Some of his favorites included Hellboy, Akira, Dragon Ball, and Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure. He additionally had a pet canine, Taro, who he drew onto a Yu-Gi-Oh! card, Shiba-Warrior Taro.
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So In case you all weren’t conscious Kazuki Takahashi simply died yesterday. So I wanna share the factor he wrote on the remaining quantity of YGO, trigger it’s nice and he might be missed. pic.twitter.com/aI5Kp1TqXH
— Omace (@YuGiOHTwink) July 7, 2022
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