Yoshihiro Kuroiwa was found dead on May 8th at his home as a result of myocardial infarction. The news was reported by Kuroiwa’s wife on his official blog.
A funeral was held with only close family and friends in an attendance and Kuroiwa’s wife apologized for the delay in reporting the news.
The artist penned the Mahou Sentai Magiranger (Magic Sentai Magiranger) THE MOVIE: Bride of Infershia manga in 2005, based on the 2005 Sentai series, Mahou Sentai Magiranger. Kuroiwa is most known for illustrating the Kishin Doji ZENKI manga series that followed a school girl who summoned an ancient demon god to fight off the threat of the revived demon goddess, Karuma. The series was also adapted into a 51 episode manga series in 1995.
Source: Livedoor News