Light Novel Author Mugen Passes Away


ANN reports that Light novel author Mugen, best known for Midnight Magic, Maison de Galaxie, and Ash Maoh Fukkatsu!, passed away on April 19th at the age of 47 due to heart disease:

His seven-volume Midnight Magic series won the first Jump Novel/Non-Fiction Award for Special Recognition. His other works included the hit nine-volume series Maison de Galaxie, Ash Maoh Fukkatsu!, and Makai Saiyuuki. He devoted himself to writing after a traffic accident in his youth left him in a wheelchair. His Maison de Galaxie illustrator and game character designer Kōji Iwasaki had died of a stroke on February 21 at the age of 28.