Daisuke Satou, a writer, manga creator, novelist and game designer passed away due to ischemic heart disease on March 22. The family already held a funeral for him in the past days.
Daisuke Satou passed away at 52.
He was known for writing Highschool of the Dead, a violent manga following some young students fighting off and surviving in a zombie apocalypse.
He also wrote Koukoku no Shugosha between June 2004 to September 2007 and more. Highschool of the Dead had been on hiatus since 2013.