07 September 2006

Hikaru no go cartoonist arrested

The Mainichi news reports that Takeshi Obata, author of the "Hikaru no Go" manga series, was arrested for illegal posession of a knife, according to Tokyo police.

An officer questioned Obata, 37, in Tokyo's Nerima-ku after he was driving his car with the headlights off shortly before 1 a.m. on Wednesday.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I believe the author is Yumi Hotta, and that guy is the artist.