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Cut & Paste de Kono Sekai de Ikiteiru Light Novel Author Sakuya Passes Away

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Author launched debut work in 2016, with ongoing manga adaptation

The official website of SB Creative Corp.'s Tugikuru label announced last Friday that light novel author Sakuya passed away on January 27.

According to Sakuya's Twitter account, Sakuya suffered from a cerebral hemorrhage in 2017, and was hospitalized for a long period of time, and was later receiving medical care at home. The episode left Sakuya's left side paralyzed.

Sakuya's debut work, the Cut & Paste de Kono Sekai de Ikiteiru (I Survive in this World Through Cut & Paste) story, launched on the Shōsetsuka ni Narō (Let's Become Novelists) website in September 2016, with the latest chapter published on December 21, 2018. SB Creative Corp. publishes the story in print under its Tugikuru label, and with art by PiNe. The story won the Tugikuru Books' Grand Prize. The first print novel debuted in August 2017. The third volume shipped last November, with a fourth volume slated for May.

Kōki Katō began drawing a manga adaptation of the story on the Nico Nico Seiga website last May. The manga's second volume shipped on January 18.

Sources: Tugikuru, Sakuya's Twitter account via Narinari, Yaraon!

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