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Manga Author Taizō Yokoyama Passes Away

posted on 2007-06-10 17:53 EDT
On June 10, four-panel manga author Taizō Yokoyama died of pneumonia at his home in Kanagawa Prefecture. He was 90. Taizō first began drawing manga in the postwar era while helping his brother Ryūichi, who created the popular manga Fuku-chan. Taizō is best known for his political four-panel manga Shakai Gihyō (Sarcastic Social Criticism), which was serialized in the Asahi Shinbun newspaper for 38 years. Source: Yomiuri Online

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