Yoshihiro Togashi is the creator of Level E, Yu Yu Hakusho, and Hunter X Hunter. Married to Naoko Takeuchi, with whom he has recently had his second child. Has recently been taking several long hiatuses for undisclosed reasons, but poor health, Creator Breakdown mixed with editor attempts at Executive Meddling and/or a focus on home life are the most frequent guesses. His art has also become very crude and Off-Model, usually corrected by the time it releases into a compiled Tankoubon.
Strangely Togashi is the highest-paid mangaka in Jump's payroll, and has the ability to take the hiatuses which he's famous for without consequence. This has been referred to as "Togashi-ism", and the only other person employed by Shueisha who has such favorable contract conditions is Kyosuke Usuta, author of Pyu to Fuku! Jaguar.