Nakaba Suzuki

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Nakaba Suzuki
Born (1977-02-08) February 8, 1977 (age 40)
Sukagawa, Fukushima, Japan
Nationality Japanese
Occupation Manga artist
Years active 1994–present
Known for Kongoh Bancho, The Seven Deadly Sins
Awards Kodansha Manga Award (2015)

Nakaba Suzuki (鈴木央, Suzuki Nakaba, born February 8, 1977 in Sukagawa, Fukushima) is a Japanese manga artist. Suzuki has been published in Shueisha's Weekly Shōnen Jump, Shogakukan's Weekly Shōnen Sunday and Kodansha's Weekly Shōnen Magazine.

Life and career[edit]

The first manga series he ever bought was Dr. Slump by Akira Toriyama. In elementary and junior high school he was a fan of Kinnikuman, Hokuto no Ken, and Dragon Ball.[1] He made his professional debut in 1994 with the story "Revenge", which was an honorable mention for Shueisha's Hot Step Award.

He has been writing The Seven Deadly Sins since 2012. It has sold over 10 million copies as of January 2015 and earned him the 39th Kodansha Manga Award for Best Shōnen Manga alongside Yowamushi Pedal.[2][3]


  • Rising Impact (ライジングインパクト) (1998–2002) (Weekly Shōnen Jump)
  • Ultra Red (2002–2003) (Weekly Shōnen Jump)
  • Boku to Kimi no Aida ni (僕と君の間に) (2004–2006) (Ultra Jump)
  • Blizzard Axel (ブリザードアクセル) (2005–2007) (Weekly Shōnen Sunday)
  • Kongoh Bancho (金剛番長) (2007–2010) (Weekly Shōnen Sunday)
  • The Seven Deadly Sins (七つの大罪, Nanatsu no Taizai) (2012-) (Weekly Shōnen Magazine)


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