December 27, 1982 |
|Notable works||Spice and Wolf|
|Notable awards||Silver Prize at the 12th Dengeki Novel Prize for Spice and Wolf|
Isuna Hasekura (支倉 凍砂 Hasekura Isuna, born December 27, 1982) is a Japanese author. In 2005, Hasekura won the Silver Prize in the twelfth Dengeki Novel Prize with his debut novel Spice and Wolf. The first volume was published the following year.
Spice and Wolf series
A light novel series of 19 volumes written by Isuna Hasekura, it is his most influential work to date and has spawned many adaptations and spinoffs including anime, manga, and video games. In 2016 a sequel series titled of light novels began publication under the title Wolf and Parchment.
Billionaire Girl series
A manga about a lonely girl who is a successful day trader and an average college student who is hired by her for the purpose of tutoring her, but not only. The manga is completed with 3 volumes.
World End Economica series
A three-part visual novel series, developed by Spicy Tails, the scenario of which is written by Isuna Hasekura. The plot sets in the far future on the moon, 16 years after humans have begun to colonize it. It begins on a young man's impossible dream of standing where no man had stood. And to do that he needs large amount of capital that can only be obtain through risky means via the stock markets.
Of the trilogy, all three episodes have been localised in English and made available through Steam. A successful Kickstarter campaign ensured that the series would be made available in English along with a HD graphic upgrade.
Magudala de Nemure series
A VR game developed by Spicy Tails, with Isuna Hasekura listed under "Project/Scenario".
- "第12回 電撃大賞 入賞作品". ASCII Media Works. Archived from the original on March 17, 2010. Retrieved April 19, 2010.
- ""Spice and Wolf" Author's "World End Economica" Investment Bank Novel Available in English". Crunchyroll. June 12, 2013. Retrieved June 16, 2013.
- "World End Economica -Complete-". Kickstarter. Retrieved October 12, 2014.
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