Date: 2013 March 08 16:00
Posted by Joe
Readers will be sad to hear that manga industry pioneer Toren Smith passed away on Tuesday March 5th 2013.
We could write an obituary about the man who brought manga to the English speaking world, but we don't have the words. We suggest you read the one written by Jonathan Clements.
We've never had the privilege of meeting Toren. For many of us, ourselves included, his work were fundamental in discovering the world of anime and manga.
The news was first broken on Twitter and Anime News Network.