Professor Tago was renowned for his successful Head Gymnastics books, selling several millions of copies. These books contain various puzzles for the reader to solve. The books have served as a base for the games in the Professor Layton series. Professor Tago worked as a game director for all of the games in the series.
He passed away in March 2016 at the age of 90.
- ^ Professor Layton “Puzzle Master” Akira Tago passes away - Nintendo Everything