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Yamaguchi Noboru Continues to Write Zero no Tsukaima While Under Treatment For Cancer

by dtshyk
Jun 16, 2012 7:25 AM | 58 Comments
Author Yamaguchi Noboru posted on his Twitter that he has been writing Zero no Tsukaima novel while under treatment for the terminal cancer. He disclosed the illness last July and took a surgery last August. He said he lost his hair due to the side effect of the anti-cancer drugs. The side effect of the drugs prevents him from writing for two-thirds of the month and he works slowly during the rest of the month. He said he wondered if it's better to stop writing the novel because he could not work with his full strength but he decided to deliver the novel to the readers since that's the only thing he can do and that's his everything.

Source: Yamaguchi's Twitter account

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dtshyk said:
Author Yamaguchi Noboru posted on his Twitter that he has been writing Zero no Tsukaima novel while under treatment for the terminal cancer. He disclosed the illness last July and took a surgery last August. He said he lost his hair due to the side effect of the anti-cancer drugs. The side effect of the drugs prevents him from writing for two-thirds of the month and he works slowly during the rest of the month. He said he wondered if it's better to stop writing the novel because he could not work with his full strength but he decided to deliver the novel to the readers since that's the only thing he can do and that's his everything.

Source: Yamaguchi's Twitter account


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Oct 26, 2012 8:41 PM by ezikialrage

I hope he gets better.

Oct 26, 2012 6:56 PM by princessnight

13man18 said:
He's strong. I respect that. Even though I do want the novels to finish, but sometimes I think it's better for him to rest more.


Not only strong but amazing, he really loves what he does, but I agree he should rest.
RESPECT!

Aug 29, 2012 6:12 AM by Wolf48

i second this ..

Jun 20, 2012 7:04 AM by zheren

much respect, get well soon!

Jun 17, 2012 7:34 PM by Angel_Beats

Yuumihara said:
supermegasonic said:
question: is the novel's really still going? i could have sworn it would have finished looking at the ending of the ZnT F


The anime didn't go like the novel ,I think only the first season was adapted from the novel.


whoa really?? damn thats a bit of a suprise.

Jun 17, 2012 3:57 PM by supermegasonic

Respect! i wish him the best, but truly gotta respect that kind of willpower; if only everyone was that dedicated to what they cared for.

Jun 17, 2012 1:24 PM by InfiniteDestiny

I don't wish for this to happen. >:
The cancer of course I don't want to happen.. D8
Stay strong!

Jun 17, 2012 10:38 AM by Ririchiyo

Hope his health doesn't get effected by writing. I bet it's pretty stressful.

Jun 17, 2012 7:32 AM by Hystery

hope his treatment goes well and then recover properly so that he can conclude the series!

Jun 17, 2012 7:20 AM by Ahmer

yamaguchi-sensei.. fighto! get well soon :)

Jun 17, 2012 7:09 AM by sc0pii0gal

Respect !!!

i wish him best of the treatment !

Jun 17, 2012 7:03 AM by aiueowave

Best of luck for treatment. Hope he get well very soon.

Jun 17, 2012 6:50 AM by Shubh

Yuumihara said:
Togashi Yoshihiro you see this ? this is a real man who love his fans and work ,not someone that goes on hiatus every time ,only because he lazy ass.
Respect man.

So true. Gambatte Yamaguchi Noboru!

Jun 17, 2012 6:05 AM by ToG25thBaam

what a strong will he has
I hope he get better soon so he can continue working and write a great continuation for us
he has my respect

Jun 17, 2012 5:11 AM by darkash

Wow that willpower . Respect +1000 , you guys better enjoy/appreciate reading the latest chapters of his Novel as it might be his last .

Jun 17, 2012 1:17 AM by Kappa-ing

supermegasonic said:
question: is the novel's really still going? i could have sworn it would have finished looking at the ending of the ZnT F


The anime didn't go like the novel ,I think only the first season was adapted from the novel.

Jun 17, 2012 1:06 AM by Melisandre

question: is the novel's really still going? i could have sworn it would have finished looking at the ending of the ZnT F

Jun 16, 2012 7:48 PM by supermegasonic

Amazing dedication. I wish you the best in your treatment. Seen all the episodes to this series

Jun 16, 2012 7:15 PM by darkmar7

... you have my respect sir
just dont die.

Jun 16, 2012 6:59 PM by donutsu

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