Akira Amano

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Akira Amano
Born Akira Amano
天野 明

Aichi Prefecture, Japan
Residence Japan
Nationality Japanese
Occupation Manga artist
Known for Reborn!

Akira Amano (天野 明, Amano Akira, born 1973) is a female Japanese manga artist known for the shōnen manga series Reborn!.

Early versions of Reborn! were published in seinen manga magazines. In late 2003, the series, a stand-alone short story at the time, was published in the Weekly Shōnen Jump. After the success of the short story, the series began serialization in the magazine in mid-2004.[1] Since then, the manga has been adapted into an anime,[2] as well as five light novels[3][4] and several video games. On Nikkei Entertainment's list of most successful manga artists she ranked 12th.[5]


  • Shōnen Spin
  • Neppuu Yakyuu Densetsu Picchan
  • Petit Petit Rabbit (ぷちぷちラビィ, Puchi Puchi Rabii) (2000, serialized in Bessatsu Young Magazine and Young Magazine)
  • Monkey Business
  • Bakuhatsu HAWK!!
  • Reborn! (2004–2012, serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump)
  • Psycho-Pass: Original Character Design
  • Warashibe Tantei Numashichirō[6]
  • ēlDLIVE
  • Nemuri Netarou Appears(one-shot)


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