Shuensha Dash X Bunko announced on Twitter that a light novel author, Tomohiro Matsu has passed away due to his illness on May 2nd. He was only 43 years old. Tomohiro’s work includes “Mayoi Neko Overrun!” and “Papa No Iukoto Wo Kikinasai! (Listen to Me, Girls. I Am Your Father!)” and both titles got anime adaptions later on. Otakus and of course others in this light novel and anime industry mourned over his death.
Source: Yahoo! News