Yu-Gi-Oh Creator
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The American military newspaper Stars and Stripes uncovered on Tuesday that Yu-Gi-Oh! manga‘s iconic creator Kazuki Takahashi passed on attempting to help a U.S. Armed force official in saving three individuals who were trapped in a riptide at Mermaid’s Cave in Onna, Okinawa.

Kazuki Takahashi was found dead by the Japan Coast Guard off the coast of Nago city in Okinawa on July 6, around 300 meters offshore in Awa, Nago city in Okinawa.

Kazuki Takahashi was 60 years old.

Kazuki Takahashi was a Japanese manga artist and game creator, most popular for making Yu-Gi-Oh!.

Takahashi began his career as a manga artist in 1982. His most memorable work was Tokiō no taka, distributed in 1990. Quite possibly of his earliest work, Tennenshoku Danji Buray, was distributed from 1991 to 1992 and endured two volumes. Takahashi didn’t make progress until 1996, when he made Yu-Gi-Oh!

Takahashi’s Yu-Gi-Oh! manga prompted the formation of the Yu-Gi-Oh! Exchanging Card Game distributed initially by Bandai, afterwards Konami. Yu-Gi-Oh! is a Japanese manga arrangement about gaming composed and outlined by Kazuki Takahashi. It was serialized in Shueisha‘s Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine between September 30, 1996, and March 8, 2004. The plot pursues the narrative of a kid named Yugi Muto, who understands the old Millennium Puzzle. Yugi stirs a betting to modify personality inside his body that understands his contentions utilizing different diversions.

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