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Mangaka Enaga Takabatake Dies

by tsubasalover
Oct 13, 2017 10:15 PM | 25 Comments
Japan Cartoonists Association announced on Friday that mangaka Enaga Takabatake died on August 21 from a stroke. He was 29 years old. A funeral was held by his family on August 24.

Takabatake is the author of Latin, Zelbesty, Godspeed, and more. On August 4, Takabatake tweeted that he went for a medical checkup and had no problem.

Source: Sport Houchi

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This is very sad to hear. He was way too young.

May he rest in peace.

Oct 30, 2017 9:04 PM by Nintendofan204

29?? oh my god RIP RIP

Oct 23, 2017 9:02 AM by SkyFullOfStars

Man.. Only 3 years older than me.. R.I.P

Oct 16, 2017 3:50 AM by Pixel_Vapour

Thats sad to hear. r.i.p :(

Oct 16, 2017 3:34 AM by Mariecat1

Sad to have another loss in the industry. May he find peace.

Oct 15, 2017 12:30 AM by Mell8

May his soul rest in peace.

Oct 15, 2017 12:14 AM by Haneken2086

TOO young...
Rip :/

Oct 14, 2017 6:45 PM by KnightA

god damn. Can't imagine what his family went through considering he was given a clean bill of health only several days prior.

Oct 14, 2017 6:29 PM by robotical

Kuma said:


I was saying they same thing. How do you have a stroke when you're 29?! Japan's work culture is insane!

My condolences to the family. :(

Oct 14, 2017 7:50 AM by Jagd84

This is terrible. He was extremely young. May his soul rest in peace

Oct 14, 2017 7:44 AM by Danae

Very spooky when you see so much such young ppl dropping dead.

May he RIP.

Oct 14, 2017 7:39 AM by Ramkec

Who is this guy btw ?

Oct 14, 2017 5:33 AM by Pronostik

Man, he's just 29 and stroke? He must be not doing a healthy lifestyle.
On top of that, he just gone through a medical check up and found nothing.
Was it caused by energy drinks? Well, that's way too early. May he rest in piece.

Oct 14, 2017 5:30 AM by Rayzer

Wow. So young. odioasjdoasdjsajdioasdjiasjdoiasjdiasjdiasjdoasjdoisjdioasjdadiasjdoasjodjasijdiasjdaodjasjdoas

Oct 14, 2017 4:18 AM by erifuuru-

Rest in peace, sir.
This is so unfortunate.

Oct 14, 2017 1:16 AM by phoenixalia

This is not the first and definitely not the last one, so when nippon companies start to do something ? oh, ah, right they dont care.

Oct 14, 2017 1:02 AM by Swagernator



love some of his one shot, but too bad none of them got serialized... haven't try godspeed because scanlation is pain in the ass...

my his soul rest in peace...

Oct 14, 2017 12:51 AM by Kuma

Didn't even reach his 30s before passing away. :(

Oct 14, 2017 12:40 AM by wildhood

RIP, he is younger than me too damn

Oct 14, 2017 12:23 AM by deg

I came here expecting someone in there 60s or above, not a 29 year old. That's terrible, RIP.

Oct 13, 2017 11:20 PM by Zephaas

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