Daisuke Satō was born on April 3, 1964, and died on March 22, 2017.
He was a Japanese board game designer, novelist, and manga writer.
Satō was known for his alternate history novels Seito (divided Japan like Korea) and Red Sun Black Cross (Japan fights against Germany), among others.
Satō wrote the story for his manga Imperial Guards (with illustrator Yū Itō) and Highschool of the Dead (with illustrator Shōji Satō). Imperial Guards was nominated for the first Manga Taishō in 2008.
Satō died from ischaemic heart disease.
Daisuke Satō passed away at 52 years old.