usui yoshito (臼井儀人) was the author of the popular manga クレヨンしんちゃん (crayon chin-chan). he was reported missing by his family on september 12, 2009 never returned from his hiking. on september 20, 2009, the police identified the body of usui yoshito with clothes matching found at the bottom at the mount arafune in gunma on september 19. later his camera was recovered and revealed the final shot was taken from the cliff.

r.i.p.
(the image was illustrated by taichiyo, click on image to view in full.)

2009.09.24