Kyō no Kyūshoku! Manga Creator Jun Tsukaji Passes Away at 27

posted on 2017-10-02 07:45 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Artist published 2 chapters of Kyō no Kyūshoku! manga in Young Ace magazine

The family of manga creator Jun Tsukaji announced on Sunday on his blog and Twitter account that Tsukaji passed away on September 25 after a battle with cancer. He was 27.

Tsukaji published two chapters of the Kyō no Kyūshoku! (Today's School Lunch) manga in Kadokawa's Young Ace magazine starting in April, but the serialization was then stopped. He offered artwork (pictured at right) featuring the same title at Comiket 91 in December 2016.

Tsukaji had revealed in a blog post in March 2016 that he was diagnosed with progressive cancer, and he underwent surgery at that time. He revealed in a Twitter post on September 12 that he had turned 27 years old.

Source: Sponichi via Hachima Kikō

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