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Yoshito Usui’s Body Found?

The remains of a male were found near Usui’s last known location.


 
 
If you remember a couple days ago Shin-chan’s creator had gone missing, reportedly he was on a hiking trip when he disappeared. Well now police had found the remains of a man in the mountains of Gunma Prefecture, dressed in clothing that resemble those he would wear normally. The person who found them stated that "It didn't seem like a place where people can get to. He probably fell there from above." with fractures throughout his body and laying face down in the dirt.

Usui had told his family that he was going hiking in the Gunma Prefecture, and had also expressed his intent to climb the Arafune mountain that exists in between Nagano and Gunma Prefectures. So the possibility of this actually being him is high, though without proper identification it can’t be confirmed. Sad days, he just wanted to go hiking and now look what happened!

[Via ANN]
JJOR64on Sept. 19, 2009 at 4:52 p.m.
Oh crap.......
Kelleth moderator on Sept. 19, 2009 at 4:54 p.m.
Crosses his fingers and hopes it ain`t him T_T
Sonata moderator on Sept. 19, 2009 at 5 p.m.
That is not good, my thoughts go out to the family of the victim.
FLStyleon Sept. 19, 2009 at 5:10 p.m.
R.I.P.
Black_Roseon Sept. 19, 2009 at 5:35 p.m.
This sucks, Shin-chan was one of my favorites growing up. 
 
RIP. 
Kuroon Sept. 20, 2009 at 12:06 a.m.
The face i'm making right now...
 
Fuck...
yuetheguardianon Sept. 20, 2009 at 8:02 a.m.

according to ANN it has officially been confirmed, my heart goes out to his family and friends, look like Shin Chan will be an unfinished classic if he has not finished the managa/
John_Martoneon Sept. 20, 2009 at 11:08 a.m.
So sad. My thoughts go out to his family.
Kelleth moderator on Sept. 20, 2009 at 11:12 a.m.
R.I.P Y_Y
simmonghuaton Sept. 27, 2009 at 6:50 a.m.
I COULDNT BELIEVE IT !! WHEN I FIRST HEARD IT , I REALLY CANT BELIEVE IT !!  
MY FAVOURITE CRAYON SHIN CHAN CREATOR JUST DEAD !!! wad da hell !!! 
btw , also hope he rest in peace ...  T.T ... very very sad ... argh !!!
May God Bless Him and His Family .

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