Jiro Taniguchi, a Japanese manga legend Dies at 69
Jiro Taniguchi, a Japanese manga writer died in Tokyo on February 11, 2017. He was 69. Taniguchi began his career (व्यवसाय) as an assistant to the artist Kyota Ishikawa. His own first piece of manga was published(प्रकाशित) in the year 1970 named “A Desiccated (निर्जलीकृत) Summer.” Taniguchifirst shot to fame(प्रसिद्धि) in Japan at the end of the 1980s with the first volume of “The Times of Botchan” His other works include Icarus, A Distant Neighbourhood and Quartier Lointain. He was well known for his exquisite(अति सुंदर) line drawing of scenes from everyday life.