Shin Kibayashi

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Shin Kibayashi
Born (1962-07-22) July 22, 1962 (age 55)
Tokyo, Japan
Nationality Japanese
Occupation manga storywriter, novelist and screenwriter

Shin Kibayashi (樹林 伸, Kibayashi Shin, born July 22, 1962 in Tokyo, Japan) is a Japanese manga storywriter, novelist and screenwriter. Under the name Yuma Ando, he received the 2003 Kodansha Manga Award for shōnen for writing Kunimitsu no Matsuri.[1] The pen name "Tadashi Agi" (亜樹 直) is shared with his sister Yūko Kibayashi (樹林ゆう子, Kibayashi Yūko). He graduated from Tokyo Metropolitan Musashi Senior High School and Waseda University School of Economics & Political Science.

Pen names[edit]

Besides the main pen-name of "Tadashi Agi", Shin Kibayashi also goes by other pen names:

  • Seimaru Amagi (天樹征丸 Amagi Seimaru)
  • Yuma Ando (安童夕馬 Andō Yūma)
  • Yuya Aoki (青樹佑夜 Aoki Yūya)
  • Jōji Arimori (有森丈時 Arimori Jōji)
  • Hiroaki Igano (伊賀大晃 Igano Hiroaki)
  • Ryō Ryūmon (龍門諒 Ryūmon Ryō)
  • S.K

Works[edit]

As Seimaru Amagi[edit]

As Tadashi Agi[edit]

  • Gakkou no Kowai Uwasa (学校の怖い噂) (1994–1995, Kodansha)
  • Saiko Dokutā (サイコドクター, Psycho Doctor) (1995–2003, Kodansha)
  • Saiko Dokutā Kaikyōsuke (サイコドクター楷恭介, Psycho Doctor Kai Kyousuke) (2004, Kodansha)
  • Kami no Shizuku (神の雫) (2004–2014, Kodansha); English translation: The Drops of God (2011–2012, Vertical)
  • Kaitō Ruban (怪盗ルヴァン) (2014–2015, Kodansha)
  • Marriage ~The Drops of God Final Arc~ (マリアージュ 〜神の雫 最終章〜) (2015–ongoing, Kodansha)

As Yuma Ando[edit]

  • Saikometorā Eiji (サイコメトラーEIJI, Psychometrer Eiji) (1996–2000, Kodansha)
  • Kunimitsu no Matsuri (クニミツの政) (2001–2005, Kodansha)
  • Tokyo Eitīzu (東京エイティーズ, Tokyo Eighties) (Shogakukan) (2003–2005, Kodansha)
  • Shibatora (シバトラ) (2006–2009, Kodansha)
  • Saikometorā (サイコメトラー, Psychometrer) (2011–hiatus, Kodansha)
  • Tanteiken Shādokku (探偵犬シャードック) (2011–2013, Kodansha); English translation: Sherlock Bones (2013–2014, Kodansha USA)
  • Shinjuku DxD (新宿D×D) (2014–ongoing, Kodansha)
  • Debusen (でぶせん) (2014–2016, DeNA)

As Yuya Aoki[edit]

As Jōji Arimori[edit]

  • Sunō Dorufin (スノードルフィン, Snow Dolphin) (2000–2001, Kodansha)
  • Asobotto Senki Gokū (アソボット戦記五九, Asobot Military History Goku) (2001–2002, Kodansha)

As Hiroaki Igano[edit]

As Ryō Ryūmon[edit]

  • Bloody Monday (ブラッディ・マンデイ) (2007–2009, Kodansha)

As Shin Kibayashi[edit]

  • Kaze to Kaminari (風と雷) (2009, Kodansha)
  • Shima Kōsaku no Jiken-bo (島耕作の事件簿) (2017–ongoing, Kodansha)[3]

Other media[edit]

On January 14, 2015, it was announced through Nintendo that Kibayashi is writing the story for upcoming fourteenth Fire Emblem game, entitled Fire Emblem Fates and in Japan Fire Emblem if.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joel Hahn. "Kodansha Manga Awards". Comic Book Awards Almanac. Archived from the original on 2007-08-16. Retrieved 2007-08-21. 
  2. ^ "Fatal Frame Manga by Kindaichi's Amagi Gets English Release". Anime News Network. 18 July 2014. Retrieved 18 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "弘兼憲史×樹林伸が島耕作の逃亡劇描く「島耕作の事件簿」モーニングで始動". Natalie.mu (in Japanese). August 17, 2017. Retrieved December 29, 2017. 

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