Kōhei Horikoshi

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Kōhei Horikoshi
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Born Kohei Horikoshi
(1986-11-20) November 20, 1986 (age 31)
Aichi Prefecture
Nationality Japanese
Area(s) Manga artist
Notable works
Ōmagadoki Dōbutsuen
My Hero Academia

Kōhei Horikoshi (堀越 耕平, Horikoshi Kōhei, born November 20, 1986) is a Japanese manga artist known for creating the shōnen manga series Ōmagadoki Dōbutsuen, Barrage, and most recently My Hero Academia, all of which are or were serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump. Horikoshi is a graduate of Nagoya University of Arts and a native of Aichi Prefecture.[1] He was a former assistant for Yasuki Tanaka, creator and author of the manga series Hitomi no Catoblepas and Kagijin.

Horikoshi's favorite manga series include Naruto, One Piece, Akira, Tekkonkinkreet, and Boys on the Run. Horikoshi is also an avid fan of American superhero comic books, particularly Marvel Comics.


Title Year Notes Refs[2]
Tenko 2007 one-shot [citation needed]
Boku no Hero 2008 one-shot [citation needed]
Shinka Rhapsody 2008 one-shot [citation needed]
Ōmagadoki Dōbutsuen 2010–11 Serialized in Jump Comics
Barrage 2012 Serialized in Jump Comics
My Hero Academia 2014–present Serialized in Jump Comics


  1. ^ "漫画家になりたい!". Tokai Television Broadcasting Co., Ltd. Archived from the original on 10 September 2012. Retrieved 10 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "著者:堀越耕平" [Author: Kohei Horikoshi]. Media Arts Database (in Japanese). Japan: Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved January 18, 2016. 

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