Norihiro Yagi

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Norihiro Yagi
八木 教広
Born 1968 (age 48–49)
Naha, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
Nationality Japanese
Area(s) Writer, Manga artist
Notable works
Angel Densetsu

Norihiro Yagi (八木 教広 Yagi Norihiro?, born 1968) is a Japanese manga writer and artist from Okinawa Prefecture. He started making manga in 1990.

Norihiro Yagi is a successful manga artist, having won the 32nd Akatsuka Award for his very first work: Undeadman.[1] 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.[2]

Yagi's favorite things to do in his spare time is listen to hard rock music, play video games, drive, and perform martial arts. Yagi's favorite Japanese comedic duo is Downtown.[1][3]



  1. ^ a b "YAGI Norihiro". Baka-Updates Manga. Retrieved 26 February 2017. 
  2. ^ "Books by this Author". Simon & Schuster. Retrieved 26 February 2017. 
  3. ^ Claymore manga, Volume 1 introduction

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