Hisaichi Ishii

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Hisaichi Ishii (いしい ひさいち or 石井 壽一, Ishii Hisaichi, born September 2, 1951 in Tamano, Okayama Prefecture, Japan) is a Japanese manga artist.[1] He is best known outside Japan for his manga series Nono-chan, which was made into the Studio Ghibli anime film My Neighbors the Yamadas.[2] Topics covered by Ishii's manga include baseball (in his debut work), politics, economics, current events and topics, philosophy, and so on. He is known for his extreme caricatures of well-known celebrities and well known people, including Kōichi Tabuchi (a pro baseball pitcher in Japan), Kim Jong Il, and Tsuneo Watanabe (executive director of the Yomiuri Shimbun Holdings group, owner of the Yomiuri Shimbun).

Ishii graduated with a degree in sociology at Kansai University.


Listed alphabetically.



  1. ^ いしいひさいち、4コママンガ いしいひさいちワールド (in Japanese). MouRa. Archived from the original on 2007-10-28. Retrieved 2007-10-07.
  2. ^ Team Ghiblink. "My Neighbors the Yamadas". Nausicaa.net. Retrieved 2007-10-07.
  3. ^ いしいひさいちFC“仲野荘” (in Japanese). 2004-04-12. Archived from the original on 2007-09-05. Retrieved 2007-10-07.

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