The untimely passing of light novel author Tomohiru Matsu – author of Papa no iu Koto wo Kikinasai! amongst others – has naturally caused a stir in the otaku community, immediately causing fans and non-fans alike to mourn his death.
The depressing news was delivered by the editorial department of Shueisha’s DX Bunko label, announcing that the fabled writer had passed on from an unspecified affliction at the relatively young age of 43:
— ダッシュエックス文庫編集部 (@dx_bunko) May 3, 2016
Tomohiro Matsu was the proud author of various works, several of which have been adapted into some rather noteworthy anime, with his most memorable pieces surely being Papa no iu Koto wo Kikinasai! and Mayoi Neko Overrun!.