Shinji Morisue(森末慎二,Morisue Shinji?, born May 22, 1957) is a Japanesegymnast and Olympic champion. He hails from Okayama City and attended the Nippon College of Physical Education.(Now Nippon Sport Science University). Morisue is now a show business personality in Japan and is frequently seen on TV, especially in sports programs, and to comment on the Olympics and other international competitions. In April, 2006 he was appointed professor at Kyushu Kyoritsu University.
In the early nineties amateur athletes have decreased. Morisue, concerned about the phenomenon of the moment, wrote the scenarios for the sports mangaGanba! Fly High, based in part on his experiences as a gymnast, for which he received the 1998 Shogakukan Manga Award for shōnen manga.