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

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A Japanese creator who created the deed manga comic bid Yu-Gi-Oh!, which spawned a worldwide media franchise including a trading paper game, has been recovered dormant successful the sea, according to media reports.

Kazuki Takahashi, 60, whose existent archetypal sanction was Kazuo, was discovered wearing snorkelling cogwheel and floating successful the oversea adjacent Nago, successful the confederate land prefecture of Okinawa, aboriginal connected Wednesday and identified a time later, the NHK nationalist broadcaster reported.

Authorities are investigating his death.

Yu-Gi-Oh!, which means King of Games, debuted arsenic a serialised comic and ran from 1996 to 2004. It features a lad who solves conflicts utilizing assorted games.

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It led to different bid of manga, a signifier of comic oregon graphic caller with creator roots successful a accepted Japanese style, arsenic good arsenic video games and a paper trading crippled that was fashionable astir the world.

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