Noboru Yamaguchi (author)
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|Born||February 11, 1972|
|Died||April 4, 2013(aged 41)|
|Known for||Zero no Tsukaima, Green Green, Strike Witches|
Noboru Yamaguchi (ヤマグチ ノボル Yamaguchi Noboru?, February 11, 1972 – April 4, 2013) was a male Japanese light novel and game scenario author from Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan. He was well known for being the author of the The Familiar of Zero (Zero no Tsukaima) light novels and visual novels by Front Wing.
In July 2011, he revealed on Media Factory's website that he had advanced stage cancer that was discovered in February of that year and which was untreatable at the time, which affected his work on the final two volumes of Zero no Tsukaima. After an unrelated gallstone surgery, the cancerous growth was found to have shrunk allowing surgery to take place in early August 2011. He was later readmitted into the hospital in December 2011, and had another surgery in November 2012.
- Green Green
- Imōto Lesson Koko wa Otome no Sono
- Kakikake no Love Letter
- Kaze no Kishi Hime
- Potion Uri no Marea
- Nibun no Ichi
- Santa Claris Crisis
- Sister Spring
- Strike Witches
- Tabitha no Bōken
- Tōku 6 Mile no Kanojo
- Zero no Tsukaima
- Boy Meets Girl
- Canaria Kono Omoi wo Uta ni Nosete
- Gonna Be??
- Hoshiuta: Starlight Serenade
- Jiburiru - The Devil Angel
- Kimi Hagu
- Shiritsu Akihabara Gakuen
- "Zero no Tsukaima Author Noboru Yamaguchi Passes Away". Anime News Network. April 10, 2013. Retrieved April 10, 2013.
- "Zero no Tsukaima’s Author Yamaguchi Noboru lost battle against cancer at age 41". SG Cafe!. Retrieved 14 April 2013.
- "Zero no Tsukaima's Yamaguchi Confirms He Has Cancer". Anime News Network. July 15, 2011. Retrieved April 10, 2013.
- "Zero no Tsukaima's Yamaguchi Ends Trouble-Free Surgery". Anime News Network. August 4, 2011. Retrieved April 10, 2013.
- "Zero no Tsukaima Author Yamaguchi Readmitted Into Hospital". Anime News Network. December 3, 2011. Retrieved April 10, 2013.
- "Zero no Tsukaima Author Yamaguchi Readmitted for Surgery". Anime News Network. November 18, 2012. Retrieved April 10, 2013.
- "20130411". Media Factory. April 11, 2013. Retrieved April 11, 2013.
- Noboru Yamaguchi's blog (Japanese)