Inu x Boku SS’s mangaka, Cocoa Fujiwara, had passed away at the age of 31 on 31 March 2015. A notice of Fujiwara sensei’s passing was posted at the official website of Monthly Gangan Joker.
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Cocoa Fujiwara debuted as a mangaka at the age of 15 with her work CALLING. Soon after she had released a string of manga like Dear and Watashi no Ookami-san. Both series have been published in Square Enix’s Monthly Gangan Wing. It was her series Inu x Boku SS (Youko x Boku SS) in 2009 that made her a household name both in Japan and abroad. Inu x Boku SS was adapted later into an anime series and aired in Japan on 13 Jan 2012 – 30 Mar 2012.
Following Inu x Boku SS, she started her work on Katsute Mahou Shoujo to Aku wa Tekitai Shiteita. in 2013 in Monthly Gangan Joker. The manga has been adapted into a drama cd starring Yuki Ono as Mira and Mai Nakahara as Mimori Byakuya. The chapter that was published in the April issue of Monthly Gangan Joker on 20 Mar 2015 will be the last chapter for the series.
A private memorial was held and attended by family and close relatives.