Kazuki Takahashi, known for creating the hit manga series Yu-Gi-Oh! died at the age of 60.
Yu Gi Oh! is one of the most famous Japanese anime and manga franchises in the world. The popular series will continue to inspire people for years to come.
As the series was so admired, it was an extremely sad day for the anime world, and Kazuki Takahashi’s impact on the industry will be remembered forever.
Kazuki Takahashi’s Net Worth Revealed
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Kazuki Takahashi’s was worth $20 million in 2022.
His impressive net worth is no surprise as he started working as a manga artist in 1982.
Kazuki’s work with Yu-Gi-Oh! will have contributed the majority of his net worth, as the popular card game eventually evolved into a manga and anime series, leading to the release of Bonds Beyond Time, The Movie: Pyramid of Light, and 5D’s.
Yu Gi Oh! released a statement in memory of the creator.
How did Kazuki Takahashi die?
The news of Kazuki Takahashi’s death came as a shock to the community, but how did he die?
While police are currently investigating his death, The Guardian reported that the 60-year-old was found dead in the sea near Nago on July 6, 2022 wearing snorkel gear.
His body was found by a Japanese coast guard after a bystander spotted him floating in the water just 300 meters from shore.
His current cause of death is unknown and he was visiting the popular destination at the time.
Countless Kazuki Takahashi fans have taken to social media with their love for the artist.
“Rest in peace, Kazuki Takahashi-sensei. Your manga has always and will always continue to inspire us for generations to come. We will take the messages you have conveyed to the world through your art and we will live with them until we’ll see you again” a fan commented on Twitter.
Another one twitter user wrote: “RIP Kazuki Takahashi. Yu-Gi-Oh was an integral part of my childhood. Mangas I read in elementary school, anime I watched in the mornings and to this day I have my old cards in my drawer. Thank you for bringing this series to life and I hope you know the legacy you left behind.
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