The Japanese coastal guard confirms that Yu-Gi-Oh!The creator died as a hero

Japanese Coast Guard on October 14, 2022 confirmed that the manga author


, Kazuki Takahashi, died, trying to save a child caught during the wave.

On July 4, a family of three was caught in a fit off the coast of the Apogama beach in the village of Onna in the prefecture of Okinawa.While the mother managed to safely return to the shore, the girl and her father were caught in the bad and kidnapped.

The American Army officer, Major Robert Bourgeau, who was also a diving instructor, and his student was called by his mother to help.Without the knowledge of Bourgeau, which has already entered raging waters to save a couple, Takahashi also joined the saving process.

Takuhashi was noticed during a rescue operation by onlookers, including a Bourgeau student.

Bureau managed to save an 11-year-old daughter and her mother, who at some point caught the electricity again.The father, who was also a soldier of the American army, found the way to the shore.However, Takahashi could not be found after saving.

His loaned car was found near Apogam.

“Mr.Takahashi entered Apogam in the village of Okinawa in the prefecture to save the girl who sailed to the sea and then disappeared, causing an accident at sea, “we read in a statement from the headquarters of the Japanese coast guard.

Kazuki Takahashi.The body was found two days later, floating about 300 meters from the coast of the city of Nago in the prefecture of Okinawa.

The involvement of the author of YU-Gi-OH in the incident was initially reported by

Stars and stripes

.The coastal guard refrained from the announcement, taking into account the good of the girl.

The authorities initially stated that Takahashi dives alone near the village of Onna.

Takahashi began as a manga artist in 1982.His first work was

Tokiƍ no such

Posted in 1990.One of his earliest works,

Tennenshoku Danji Buray

, it was published in 1991-1992 and had two volumes.



Takahashi was in the episodes in

Weekly Shonen Jump

Shueisha between September 1996 and March 2004 Franchise, which includes many Manga and Anime spin-offs, card game and numerous video games.