Daisuke Satō, manga creator to the ecchi violent zombie series High School of the Dead and Imperial Guards died on March 22nd. He was 52.
According to ANN, Satō died from ischemic heart disease. His family arranged a funeral service and his younger sister Yuko Shinmyo was the chief mourner.
Previously mentioned, he was the creator of High School of the Dead. The artist for the series was Shoji Sato. He also did Imperial Guards but with Yu Ito.