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USUI Yoshito  [Edit]
Associated Names
UY Studio
Name (in native language)
Birth Place
Shizuoka, Japan
Birth Date
April 21, 1958
Last Updated
April 29th, 12:18pm PST
Yoshito Usui was reported missing on September 12th, 2009. A body whose clothes resembled his was found on September 19th, 2009.

On Sunday, September 20, 2009, authorities identified the body discovered at Arafune mountain as that of missing Crayon Shin-chan manga creator Yoshito Usui through dental records and other means. He was 51 years old.

The Crayon Shin-chan article in the English Wikipedia adds:

"Due to the death of author Usui, the manga in its current form ended on September 11, 2009, as announced in a broadcast of the anime on October 16, 2009. Although the series formally ended on February 5, 2010, it was announced on December 1, 2009 that a new manga would begin in the summer of 2010 by members of Usui's team."
Blood Type
Seinen(10)  Comedy(9)  Slice of Life(4)  Action(1)  Adult(1) 
Official Website
Series Title (Click for series info)   Genre   Year
An Ba Ransu Zon     1992
Crayon Shin-chan   Comedy, Seinen, Slice of Life   1990
Crayon Shin-chan - Cho Arashi wo Yobu Kinpoko no Yuusha   Comedy, Seinen   2008
Crayon Shin-chan - Gachinko! Gyakushuu no Robot-chan   Seinen   2013
Crayon Shin-chan Memorial   Comedy   2010
Crayon Shin-chan Shin-Men   Action, Seinen   2010
Darakuya Store Monogatari   Comedy, Seinen, Slice of Life   1985
Mikkusu Konekushon   Adult, Comedy, Seinen   1993
Oeru Gumi   Comedy   1990
Shin Crayon Shin-chan   Seinen   2010
Shiwayose Jinzai Haken Kabushiki Gaisha     1993
Sukuranburu Eggu (USUI Yoshito)     1992
Super Mix   Comedy, Seinen   1993
Super Shufu Tsukimi-san   Comedy, Seinen, Slice of Life   1992
Super Shufu Tsukimi-san Special   Comedy, Seinen, Slice of Life   2003
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