Manga artist Hiroyuki Tamakoshi undergoes cancer treatment Image shows volume 1 of his masterpiece “BOYS BE…” Manga artist Hiroyuki Tamakoshi updated his X on November 30th, and will continue to serialize manga for a while while undergoing cancer treatment. announced that it would be discontinued.
X reports, “As a result of the test, the cancer has metastasized to several places in the liver.In order to concentrate on treatment, I will take a break from serializing for a while.”
“I will do my best to make a comeback as soon as possible, so please wait for a while. Thank you for your continued support of Gundam Pocket War and the AV actress who only has one year left to live.”
Fellow manga artists also reacted to this. Koji Seo, known for works such as “Ryofu” and “Goddess’ Cafe Terrace,” said, “I pray for your recovery. Please take good care of yourself.” George Morikawa, who wrote “Hajime no Ippo” said, “I’ll go eat again.” Many manga artists have sent messages of encouragement and prayers for recovery, such as Yusuke Murata of One Punch Man and “Please take good care of Mr. Tamakoshi. I look forward to your return while reading your work!” It was sent.
Mr. Tamakoshi started serializing “BOYS BE…” (illustration) in “Weekly Shonen Magazine” in 1991. Since then, he has released numerous works into the world and is currently serializing “Mobile Suit Gundam 0080: War in the Pocket” in “Gundam Ace.”
The Gundam Ace editorial department said, “We apologize for the long wait for our readers who have been looking forward to it, but we sincerely hope that Mr. Hiroyuki Tamakoshi recovers as soon as possible, and we are pleased to announce that “War in the Pocket” will resume. The editorial department will continue to work hard towards this goal.”