On November 20, the Twitter account for the 13 Dogs manga artist Keijirō Chō announced that he passed on November 18.
— 張 慶二郎 (@keijiro_cho) November 20, 2023
He was 59.
The post was written by Cho’s eldest daughter. It was also revealed that a wake for close family members would be held on November 24.
In 1989, Cho made his debut as a manga artist in Kodansha’s Weekly Morning magazine with High school High sky, earning him an honorable mention in the Tetsuya Chiba Award competition.
He also drew the art for the Kiseki no Hito manga and was also known for his work in golf, mahjong, and pachinko manga magazines, notably working on titles like Gokudō x Kishu and Sakuma Kaoru no Golf tte Muzukashii? Sonna no Dai Uso!.
Source: Keijirō Chō‘s Twitter account