Puzzle Master, Akira Tago, Passes Away

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Akira Tago was a psychologist famous for his successful book series, Head Gymnastics, that contained many fun puzzles to solve and was the base for games of the Professor Layton series. He worked as the director for all the Professor Layton games, and was responsible for creating its many challenging puzzles, earning his title of ‘Puzzle Master’ in its credits.

The chairman of the Japan Creative Society and president Tokyo Feature University, he passed away on March 6 at the age 90 due to interstitial pneumonia.

He will be missed by many.

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