Shoji Gatoh (賀東 招二 Gatō Shōji, born July 11, 1971) is a Japanese author and anime screenwriter from Shiga Prefecture, Japan. He is best known for the creation of the Full Metal Panic! franchise that includes light novels, manga and anime.
Gatoh first met with Koichi Chigira by accident when he bumped into him in Shinjuku when he was late for work. Later on, the two were shocked to meet with one another in the Gonzo Digimation office. The two would eventually team up to create the Full Metal Panic! anime television series.
Novels and short stories
- Full Metal Panic! series (published from December 18, 1999)
- Cop Craft: Dragnet Mirage Reloaded series (published from November 18, 2009)
- Amagi Brilliant Park series (published from February 20, 2013)
- Full Metal Panic! - Author
- Full Metal Panic! The Anime Mission (Resource Book Manga) - Author
- Amagi Brilliant Park - Author
- Full Metal Panic! - Original creator, Story Editor
- Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu - Screenplay (Eps. 1, 4, 8, 9, 12), Original creator
- Full Metal Panic! The Second Raid (TV) - Series Composition, Original creator
- Full Metal Panic! The Second Raid (OVA) - Screenplay, Original creator
- Hyōka - Series Composition
- Amagi Brilliant Park - Original creator, Series Supervision
- Full Metal Panic! Invisible Victory - Series Composition, Original creator
- "Full Metal Panic! IV TV Anime Revealed for Fall 2017". Anime News Network. Retrieved 22 October 2016.