Solo Leveling Manhwa Artist DUBU Passes Away (Up to date) – Information

DUBU handed away on July 23 resulting from cerebral hemorrhage from continual sickness

REDICE Studio introduced on Monday that Solo Leveling manwha artist DUBU (actual title Jang Sung-Rak) handed away on July 23 resulting from a cerebral hemorrhage from continual sickness.

A funeral service was held with members of the family and shut pals.

DUBU was the illustrator for the manwha adaptation of creator Chugong‘s Solo Leveling novel collection. The manwha launched on Webtoon companies in March 2018 and led to December 2021. Yen Press publishes the manwha and authentic novel collection in English. The collection is getting an anime adaptation by A-1 Photos on Crunchyroll in 2023.

DUBU was the CEO of REDICE, a Korean studio that produced Webtoon diversifications of novels. REDICE additionally illustrated the House Dandy and The Island of Big Bugs manga.

Updates: Yen Press offered an English translation of the obituary:

On July twenty third, 2022, the artist of the Solo Leveling manhwa, Mr. Sung-rak Jang has handed away resulting from well being points.

As his household wished, a small funeral was held at his mom’s residence, attended by household and shut pals.

Mr. Jang had been scuffling with a well being situation for a very long time, and he handed away from cerebral hemorrhage stemming from his situation.

We want to thank the readers for all of the love and help you have proven for Solo Leveling, and we ask that everybody prays for Mr. Jang to relaxation in a greater place.

The employees of Solo Leveling and all of us at REDICE Studio pray for Mr. Jang, who at all times held a deep love for his work and the readers.



Sources: REDICE’s web site and Twitter accountTopStarNews, Crunchyroll (Joseph Luster)