Yoshito Usui, creator of Crayon Shin-chan is Missing!!!

Yoshito Usui, the comic book writer of “Crayon Shin-chan” disappeared on September 11th, and his family requested the police to start a search for him in Kasukabe in Saitama on the 12th. The police are now looking for him and hope to find him soon.

His comic book, “Crayon Shin-chan” has been serialized in the comic magazine, “Weekly Manga Action.” It has been very popular and became a TV animation that comes on every Friday night after “Doraemon” in Japan. His works have also become movies such as “The Secret Treasure of Buri Buri Kingdom”, “Unkokusai’s Ambition” , and “Otakebe! Kasukabe Animal Kingdom.”

Below is a picture of Yoshito Usui. He is pictured on the right.

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Update: Yoshito Usui told his family he would go for a mountain hike in Gunma Prefecture. He hikes often alone, and may be in danger. There is fear of an accident.

9/19/09 — Update: A body has been found at the bottom of a cliff near the mountain area suspected to be where Yoshito Usui went for hiking. The area is hard to reach and a party will go out in the morning to identity the body.

9/20/09 — Update: 35 policemen have left on the search to recover the still unidentified body. We will have more information as it develops.

9/20/09 — Update: Sadly it has been confirmed that the body was in fact, Yoshito Usui.

13 Replies to “Yoshito Usui, creator of Crayon Shin-chan is Missing!!!”

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  2. Holy crap!!! Why isn’t anybody else being aware of this? This is big news! I grew up on Crayon Shin-Chan! Is there any website, or anything that can indirectly support his family?

  3. Holy crap!!! Why isn’t anybody else being aware of this? This is big news! I grew up on Crayon Shin-Chan! Is there any website, or anything that can indirectly support his family?

  4. I’m really really really for saying some kind of bad stuff!I promise i’ll wash my tongue with chilli!!!(I HATE CHILLIES!!!)
    START! : HOLY SHIT!!!THIS REALLY SHOCKED ME BEFORE!!!THIS KIND OF THINGS SUCKS ME OUT!!! I WAS AT A BOOKSTORE WHEN FOUND A MAGAZINE THAT SAID “YOSHITO USUI IS FOUND DEAD! ”
    i cried a lot that night!!!! I can’t help with it!! I really grew up with on Crayon Shin Chan! PLEASE TELL ME THAT THIS IS A LIE!!!! X'(((

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