Manga creator Mio Murao (precise determine Mikio Murai) handed away remaining Saturday, April 16. He was 69. His family held a private funeral.

According to the Asahi Shimbun‘s provide, Murao had been stopping an unspecified illness for the earlier three years.

Murao was born in Tokushima prefecture in 1952. He made his manga creator debut with the “Kappa Love Love Daisakusen” manga in Shueisha‘s Bessatsu Shonen Jump journal in 1972.

Murao’s Futago Banzai manga earned an honorable level out in Shueisha‘s Tezuka Award in 1974. His totally different notable manga embrace Mune Sawagi no Hōkago, Binetsu My Love, Circle Game, Virgin Mama, (*69*), and S to M. Murao was moreover a character designer for the “Bedroom Suburb” and “Theater of Life” shorts for the 1986 anime anthology Seishun Anime Zenshu.

Murao launched the Dorei Sensei (seen correct) manga with artist Hiro Tomono in (*69*) Bungeisha‘s Manga Goraku Special journal remaining yr. The manga’s first amount solely simply these days shipped on March 19.

Sources: Comic Natalie, Asahi Shimbun