Japanese columnist and photographer Masahiko Katsuya was born on December 6, 1960, and died on November 28, 2018, in Amagasaki, Hyōgo.
In the wake of coming up short the placement tests for the University of Tokyo and the University of Tsukuba, Katsuya entered Waseda University in 1980.
Masahiko Katsuya began working for a supervisor of Bungeishunjū subsequent to moving on from the University in 1985.
On July 2, 2017, Katsuya was a competitor in the 2017 Hyōgo gubernatorial race, however, was vanquished by occupant Toshizō Ido who won his fifth term.
Katsuya kicked the bucket of alcoholic hepatitis on November 28, 2018.
He passed away at 57 years old.