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|Born||1968 (age 47–48)
Naha, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
|Area(s)||Writer, Manga artist|
Norihiro Yagi is a successful manga artist, having won the 32nd Akatsuka Award for his very first work: Undeadman. Undeadman appeared in Monthly Shōnen Jump and has had two sequels. Yagi's first serialized manga was his comedy-genre Angel Densetsu, which appeared in Monthly Shōnen Jump from 1992 to 2000. His most recent work, Claymore, had run in the magazine between 2001 and 2014, completing at 155 chapters. Viz Media is working on translating it in North America, and have released all 27 volumes as of October 2015.
- Undeadman – one-shot, 1990.
- Angel Densetsu – comedy, 15 volumes, 1992–2000.
- Claymore – heroic fantasy, 27 volumes, 2001-2014.
- Claymore manga, Volume 1 introduction
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