Manga author Takahiro Satou, best known for his sumo manga series “Bachi Bachi”, passed away yesterday — 3rd Luly 2018, at age 41. The announcement was made by his publisher, Shounen Champion, via their official website.
The last chapter that Satou was able to finish for his current work “Samejima: The Last 15 Days” (Samejima, Saigo no 15 Nichi) will be relased with Shounen Champion #33. The status of his other current titles are being settled by his publisher, and more announcements will be made soon.
Requiescat in pace.