Daisuke Satou, a novelist, game designer and manga story writer passed away on March 22 at the age of 52. He died from ischemic heart disease. The family already held a funeral for him in these past four days.
Satou wrote Highschool of the Dead, which has been on hiatus since 2013. He also wrote Koukoku no Shugosha between June 2004 to September 2007, in addition to many other manga.