Izumi Matsumoto

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Kazuya Terashima (Japanese: 寺嶋 一弥, Hepburn: Terashima Kazuya, October 13, 1958 – October 6, 2020), known by his pen name Izumi Matsumoto (まつもと 泉, Matsumoto Izumi), was a Japanese manga artist. He was best known for Kimagure Orange Road. His career started in 1982. Some of his works were on Weekly Shōnen Jump. He was born in Takaoka, Toyama.

In November 2019, Terashima revealed that he had been diagnosed with spinal stenosis.[1] Matsumoto died at 61 on October 6, 2020.[2]

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  1. Sherman, Jennifer (November 25, 2019). "Kimagure Orange Road's Matsumoto Reveals Spinal Stenosis Diagnosis". Anime News Network. Retrieved October 12, 2020.
  2. Mateo, Alex (October 12, 2020). "Kimagure Orange Road's Creator Izumi Matsumoto Passes Away". Anime News Network. Retrieved October 12, 2020.