Jiro Taniguchi

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Taniguchi in October 2011

Jiro Taniguchi (谷口 ジロー, Taniguchi Jirō, 14 August 1947 – 11 February 2017) was a Japanese manga writer and artist. He was best known for manga series A Distant Neighborhood (1998–1999), The Summit of the Gods (2000–2003) and A Zoo in Winter (2005–2007). He was born in Tottori, Tottori Prefecture.

Taniguchi died on 11 February 2017 in Tokyo, at the age of 69.[1]

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  1. Kelly, Seth (11 February 2017). "Japanese Manga Legend Jiro Taniguchi Dies at 69". Variety. Retrieved 12 February 2017.