Kazuki Takahashi was a Japanese manga artist. He made his serial manga debut in 1986. He is best known as the author of Yu-Gi-Oh!, published in Weekly Shōnen Jump from 1996 to 2004.
The manga spawned a popular trading card game of the same name, which holds the Guinness World Record for the best-selling trading card game.
Kazuo Takahashi was born in Tokyo on October 4, 1961. In 1981, he won the Shogakukan New Comic Award and was published in Weekly Shōnen Sunday in the same year.
Kazuki Takahashi’s Cause of Death: What Happened To Kazuki Takahashi?
Kazuki’s cause of death was drowning. It was reported that he died after he tried to rescue some people who were caught in a current rip at Nago, Okinawa.
How Did Kazuki Takahashi Die?
According to Stars and Stripes, Takahashi had died on the afternoon of July 4 while assisting in the rescue of three others who were caught in a rip current.
On July 6, 2022, a civilian reported to the Japanese Coast Guard officers after they found a dead body in the water. Takahashi was found dead in the water 300 meters (980 ft) off the shore of Nago, Okinawa.
How Old Was Kazuki Takahashi When He Died?
Kazuki was 60 years old when he died. He was born on October 4, 1961, and died on July 4, 2022.
Kazuki Takahashi’s Net Worth At Death
At the time of his death, Kazuki had an estimated net worth of $20 million.
Kazuki Takahashi Personal Life: Wife and Kids
Kazuki Takahashi was married to Rumiko Takahashi. Nothing is known about the wife of Takahashi.
The couple did not have any children.