Jiro Taniguchi, a Japanese manga writer died in Tokyo. He was 69. Taniguchi began his career as an assistant to the artist Kyota Ishikawa.
His own first piece of manga was published in the year 1970 named ‘A Desiccated Summer.’Taniguchi first shot to fame in Japan at the end of the 1980s with the first volume of ‘The Times of Botchan’.
Source- The Indian Express