I just remembered an author who died of cancer.
Before he died he tweeted: I want to live.
Who was it again? I suddenly feel depressed.
It was the Zero no Tsukaima author.
Noboru Yamaguchi. He made Zero no Tsukaima and was working on an LN series for Strike Witches.
Zero no Tsukaima
Good job depressing everyone
>I want to live.
Guess real life doesn't work like anime.
Sure it does, it's just that he signed his own death flag by making that tweet.
>No more Louise
That mans death has to be the saddest thing ever.
Usually when the MC says that doesn't some asspull power revive him? Maybe he was hoping for that.
One of the last things he managed to do was help make the last few episodes of Zero no Tsukaima.
The light novels will never be complete.
Didn't he finish that crap anyway?
He was comic relief though
How many of you spoonfeeding like retards are just newfags butthurt for all the times you were told to google shit?
We can take that end as canon and what he meant to be the end of the novel.
That's what I'd do if I know I'm to die and never finish my novel.
Oh fuck off. This has nothing to do with spoonfeeding.
No, he managed to get the season 4 ending out. Which is the closest thing to an ending to the entire series that we're getting.
I was even listening to tang while seeing this
There will never be a season 5 of ZnT
Post a picture of that tweet please
Good, the only good thing that came out of that shit was the doujins.
I totally forgot. poor bastard...
This could be a trap, given that I've seen cancer-related things /a helluvalot/ today, but you are all supposed to be smart, so if this is a trap and you all fall into it, you all deserve to fall for the trap and I'll just have to pick you all up again:
But the author of Zero no Tsukaima really did die of cancer last year.
Whether he was the one who made the Twitter post, I do not know.
Oh, no, that's not what I mean by trap. I mean that I could be a human agent accidentally falling into a path left as a path of least resistance in some really complicated (or not complicated) system dynamics, since I was just reading about how one of the best modders on Nexus is about to die from a malignant tumor's deposit at the base of his brain, just where the spine begins.
Then there's the medicine man I met telling me about how he does things.
Then there's my professional cancer-researcher friend.
Then there's all my family members who have been hit by cancer.
Gosh, I just realized how abnormally substantial my exposure to cancer is... I'm not allowed to think stupidly.
What does Japan have that's equivalent to, "Let's test aborgininal/traditional medicines X, Y, and Z and then ban everything that doesn't conform to the traditional system as established 70 years ago"?
"The 21st volume of Zero no Tsukaima novel will be delayed at least for two months. Please forgive me! Damn! I'll live on. I had been desperate, but I miraculously got an opportunity to take the operation. There is a possibility of survival. I really want to live."
Isn't it sad that his magnum opus is a mediocre high fantasy novel involving a dense MC and a shitty tsundere?
I mean it sucks that the guy died, but he and the guy that did Alive: The Final Evolution didn't leave much of an impression on the world. Sadly enough I doubt any of us are even going to do anything that even a bunch of social rejects like us would remember.
They both tried so hard to leave an impression, and aside from their families, very few people will remember them. Who'll remember us who at most are secretly borderline normals going to school to work bullshit jobs? What about our neet brothers?
>The 21st volume of Zero no Tsukaima novel will be delayed at least for two months. Please forgive me! Damn! I'll live on. I had been desperate, but I miraculously got an opportunity to take the operation. There is a possibility of survival. I really want to live.
>borderline going to work bullshit job
Master Race reporting in.
>searching for "Noboru Yamaguchi"
>tfw reading all the post with his name from latest to oldest
holy shit it's like I'm reading the first half of To The Moon but IRL!!
>Giving a shit about diseased vermin
I wish I could have killed the disgusting subhuman myself, people like him, they're a disease. He clearly wasn't worth shit and he was just a burden on society every moment of his existence.
We should all be HAPPY he's dead.
Please stop, you'll do in the health care industry. Maybe you'll off yourself when the entire economy collapses and you starve to death in the wilderness?
THIS was his magnum opus (if he considered it that). Don't make fun of a man's work.
Now that shit ain't dandy.
It sold more than ten million copies, and probably more. It's reached more people than lived in medium-sized countries a century ago. Heck, I'd like to have a country's worth of fans!
Is there a website where there are a list of nontraditional cancer remedies, maybe sorted by cancer type?
Probably one of the most emotional charged moments for me. I fucking love that swordbro.
What other influential people in the Japanese entertainment industry died in recent years?
All of them.
>mfw reading Kon's letter
>It sold more than ten million copies, and probably more.
oh shoot I had no idea. I thought that it was a barely known series only known among enthusiasts (aka otaku). It's good that people liked his work. It personally didn't do much for me, but no one should be so easily forgotten after death
The novels have a particular niche following here in the west, but they're pretty much the big tsundere story in Japan.
And it will never be finished. Ever
Fanfiction to the rescue!
Should had ended with this.
Oh, fuck you, guys. I'm going to bed right now. And fuck you again, guys.
maybe he developed stand powers and is now planning his revenge on the doctors who couldn't save him?
now you are just not dandy anon
Fuck you I am.
For the series, probably. The books don't fuck things up nearly as bad; there's about two or three volumes where the two are completely separated and developing independently from each other.
It wasn't a tweet but he did make a blog post saying he didnt want to die so he could finish the series.
God damn it...
>I really want to live.
What the fuck man.
I don't want to read that from someone like you.
>if(no_gf == true)
fuck this siht
Time to return 1. ;_;7
Another series we'll never see finished aswell is Kaze no Stigma, I believe the author died from leukemia.
I think it was one of the very promising LNs at the time and was saddened to hear what had happened.
And trinity blood.
Reading OP's post: sadanime.jpg
Reads second post: ...
I remember reading about a mangaka who was dying in the hospital. Despite his disease he kept on working on finishing his manga, which was something like his life's work.
As his disease progressed, he could do less and less, but he refused to give up no matter what. Eventually he had to dictate everything orally to his assistants while he lay in bed. In the end it payed off. He finally finished his manga, dying soon afterwards.
I really respect dedication like that. After hearing his story, filled with emotion, I put aside my work and started reading his manga. It was shit.
>Kaze no Stigma
No season 2
>I put aside my work and started reading his manga.
>It was shit.
Fuck, I'm going to hell.
i feel like an asshole
I think was Alive: The Final Evolution. It sucks when your life's work which you worked so hard upon is just shitty. Not to mention the author of Alive was 41. Imagine that. A middle-aged man writing a shitty battle shounen. No disrespect to the man, but goddamn dude
fuck, it's like laughing at funeral
i heard the manga was actually good tho
It was good imo but the end was kinda... now that I think of it i suspect the chemo/drugs were messing with his brain. Japanese aren't good at handling having to suddenly wrap up their story because they got axed to begin with so combining that with looming death just made it confusing/incomprehensible.
The result was like a less trippy version of evangelion that's just as incomprehensible.
The dude really could have used more time to work on characterization and plot. He totally needed a couple more volumes.
>Searching "Noboru Yamaguchi" in archivefoolz
>tfw reading post containing his name from latest to oldest
It's like i'm watching a fucking trainwreck backwards
It's like I'm reading the first half of To The Moon again, but IRL!!
It was alright, but didn't do anything for me. I can see how people could like it though. What puts me off is that his greatest life's work (or at the very least his most known work) devolved into a battle shounen. Shoot I found the manga and started it at a whim, and apparently most of the people on batoto only knew about it because of the author's death as opposed to the merit of the series itself.
You expect too much of people. It would be abnormal if impending death didn't interfere negatively with the quality of a product. It's a misconception and the result of fiction that death is inspirational. It might be for a very small number of people but for most it's not.
>Author Zero no Tsukaima
And nothing of value was lost
Don't be sad anon, he's happily living in the 2-D realm by now, fucking his waifu again and again for all the eternity.
>checked his website every week
>no update since some time before the 2011 earthquake
>/h/ thinks he didn't came out of it alive
such a shame if this is true. not a lot of h-artists constantly do Rukia given the chance....
Hello, anon. I'm here to spread the good news about Jesus.
What's YOUR magnum opus, anon?
I mean, I never bought the argument that you can't criticize somebody about something you can't do, but, hell, at least he HAD a magnum opus. How many die without creating anything at all?
>Imōto Lesson Koko wa Otome no Sono
>Kakikake no Love Letter
>Kaze no Kishi Hime
>Potion Uri no Marea
>Nibun no Ichi
>Santa Claris Crisis
>Tabitha no Bōken
>Tōku 6 Mile no Kanojo
>Zero no Tsukaima
So the world avoided more shit? Jeesh. Nothing of value was lost.
I shouldn't but I'm going to laugh anyway.
>Searching "Noboru Yamaguchi" in archivefoolz
>notice you made this same post yesterday
Doesn't matter, he was still a good person and one of us,
>he was still a good person and one of us
I just marathoned ZnT a couple of weeks ago... The author did a great job. ;_;
How in the fuck was he one of us?
I wonder where I'll be when I die. I'll have a much more lonely death and I'm okay with that.
Dense. Shitty. What the hell were you watching?
Fucker kissed his harem. Bitch went from actual tsun to dere.
I liked it. Also didnt know that the author was dead until this thread.
Kinda sad now.
Not the anon you quoted but I am working on making my own strategy game (something similar to knights of honor) and I'm finding it is really fucking hard.
Go watch Ron Shocks cancer chronicles on youtube and have a good cry.
I really wish there was a way I could've phrased it without sounding like an asshole, but I lack the mental, and empathetic capacity to do that hence my "Who'll remember us who at most are secretly borderline normals going to school to work bullshit jobs?" shit I wish I knew how to midline greentext
I'm jealous that he had the resolve to actually publish something because my passion for writing and music died a long time ago during my edgy, existential teenage years.
It sucks that he'll only be remembered for a mediocre LN, but on the other hand it's nice that he'll even be remembered. What about a piece of shit like me who at most will prevent some asshat's kid from dying from pneumonia if I ever get to that point?
Then again I could just be projecting hard as a motherfucker and the world is much nicer than I think, and everyone will be remembered and praised for whatever contribution they made no matter how meager or seemingly inconsequential
I'm not saying that I could do better than him. I'm just saying that his life's greatest work involves a harem made up of a tsundere, a kuudere, and of course the sexiness that is siesta.
I could just be deeply distressed and my posts are incoherent and only slightly more organized than the regular shitposter's
Admittedly I don't remember much of ZnT. The adaptation just didn't interest me enough to commit much of it to memory. I only watched it so I could figger out who this semond demon was
BASED JC STAFF
And i was having a good day...
This thread made me remember of Akinari Matsuno. Damn, I don't mind dying but famous authors dying without finishing their work inspires me to suicide.
>I put aside my work and started reading his manga. It was shit.
I actually laughed at this. Oh god, what have i turned into...
You'll live again in the anime world but as a comic relief background character.
>Now excuse me, I have to go.
No, there's really no such thing as that sort of stuff. Videos like the one he posted claim to have all the cures that the big bad medical industry is hiding from you while providing no scientific evidence, no real studies, and nothing besides false hope for the gullible. These people literally make their living off of convincing people who are dying to give them all of their money for miracle cures.
These miracle cures are things that people believed worked in a time when the average life expectancy was under 50 years, that movie actually attempted to make the connection that a lower percentage of people got cancer during a time when people lived substantially shorter lives than they do today, and of course that's true, fuck it takes less than 1 minute on google to find that the median age of cancer diagnosis across almost all types is above 50.
Scared and ignorant people do far more damage than those who actually put in the years of research required to fix shit.
This makes me wonder how close to completion the 21st LN was. Considering he was adjusting times to account for his ill health in the last two years, there probably wasn't much left to do.
Wonder how detailed his notes for 22 were, for that matter.
He was pretty obviously an otaku.
You, meanwhile, are a tripfag on 4chan. So the non-nerd boat has kind of sailed for you, too.
>hurr so sad ;_:
>disrespecting the dead
He's a guy who just wanted to live so he could go on doing what he loved. Meanwhile, we're all still breathing just to shitpost on 4chan and tell others to fuck off for expressing sadness over a death.
Who sucked all the sympathy out of your soul, anon?
I don't give a flying fuck. Get the fuck out and take your faggy le feels with you.
>respecting the dead
Anon, do you want to live?
At least he created one good thing before he died.
so, what's your story? To be saying shit like
>faggy le feels
at nearly 4am in the morning.
>wanting to live
That explains a lot
>hurr you don't give a shit, you aren't normal
Yeah, no shit, you dumbfuck. Why would I be here if I were normal?
>all the edges
I'm not the fag insulting the dead.
Was it a particular person or was it just life circumstances in general
>Who sucked all the sympathy out of your soul, anon?
Not the same guy, but maybe something like this?
You sound like a normalfag, get out.
You didn't even answer my question. Get out, why? You're not even the OP, this thread was about a dead author.
>normalfags browsing /a/ at 4am on a weekday
It's 1am here buddy
Same difference. Otherwise are you saying you're the normalfag?
Time is irrelevant to if someone is a normalfag or not.
You didn't fuck off like I told you too. Do it and I might consider answering your question.
You can do better than that.
It's 9am here though?
It's 4pm shut the fuck up faggots
Do better than what?
I'm normalfag as fuck but I browse here at 4am on a weekday.
I get Thursday and Friday off so it's technically my weekend.
Why are you so cranky in a thread about a dead author in the first place, anyway?
non mainland muricans need not apply
I actually really, really liked Alive....
Then again, I was like 15 back when I read that shit. I probably shouldn't read it again.
>ZnT author died from cancer
Theres some poetic justice in there somewhere
Zero no Tsukaima wasn't even good in the first place
A lot of people die everywhere else in more miserable ways anyway
True enough, but it isn't wrong to dwell on the one of those many deaths you're aware of, for a short moment.
>implying feels are a reddit thing
>being this edgy in general
get the fuck out you insufferable cunt
come back when you're less new
I have nothing to do with this but it's 7:14pm here
Yeah, those random Russian killings done by that three man gang have really been on my mind lately. Just walked up to the guy, "how are you?" then proceed to blow his brains out with a silenced pistol. I've seen plenty of executions and killings but just something so random.. what was that guys final thoughts? "Okay, where did I that calcula-". Is it instant? Do you feel that hot piece of metal in your head?
Ah shit, this right after I finish Brothers.
I'm fucking done. I'm going to fap now to confuse my emotions a bit.
If so, it was only for a moment at least. Jesus christ, I'm suddenly reminded of the cannibal guy who ate children and sent letters to the parents with full detail of what he did to them.
holy shit i realy have to read the novels
Humans can be pretty cruel. I wonder how many anons have died bitch deaths.
saged for blog. At what part of the programming stage are you at in it? Perhaps an /a/non could help.
You better BELIEVE IT motherfuckers
Humans beings are wired to take the easiest path, you'd be considered a freak by the majority for not choosing to.
I cried it like a bitch when my dog got fed poison by my neighbor and had to put it down
"Anon, why don't you smile anymore? you used to be such a nice kid"
dont make me post it
Is there a name for this shot angle? Like the Yuusha sword pose?
Should have believed in the power of love
This topic hits home, also for
at lest he was fighting to leave his mark in the world, mangaka heart.