The editorial team of the magazine Monthly Shonen Magazine from the publisher Kodansha announced that the mangaka Kousei Eguchi He died on August 19th at the age of 23.
The statement said Eguchi was hospitalized in an emergency on August 17 and died two days later. The causes of death were not given.
Eguchi made his debut as a manga writer under the pseudonym PEYO with the manga Boy meets Maria in 2018. The publisher Printemps Shuppan published the only compilation volume of the work in November 2018.
Then Kousei Eguchi started publishing the manga. Kimio is alive in October 2019 via Monthly Shonen Magazine and was still in serialization. The publisher published the first compilation volume on April 16 and the second on August 17.
Source: Comic Natalie
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