June 17, 1965 |
Fukuyama City, Japan
|Notable work||Major, Buyuden|
|Awards||Shogakukan Newcomers Award (1982), Shogakukan Manga Award (1996)|
Takuya Mitsuda (満田拓也 Mitsuda Takuya?, born June 17, 1965) is a Japanese manga artist from Fukuyama City, Hiroshima Prefecture. He has published his works primarily in Shogakukan's manga magazine, Shōnen Sunday.
He is best known for his long-running baseball manga Major for which he won the Shogakukan Manga Award in 1996 in the shōnen category. He apprenticed under Hidenori Hara alongside Shinobu Inokuma and his former assistants include Syun Matsuena and for two days Kōji Kumeta.
Mitsuda debuted in 1982, winning the Shogakukan Newcomers Award for "Banyū".
- Manga NTT Kabu wa Taika Kesuru! (漫画NTT株は大化けする!?)
- Manga de Oboeru Baiku (まんがで覚えるバイク?) (1987)
- Kenta Yarimasu! (健太やります!?) (Weekly Shōnen Sunday, 1989–1994, 26 volumes)
- Major (Weekly Shōnen Sunday, July 27, 1994 - July 21, 2010, 78 volumes)
- Buyuden (Weekly Shōnen Sunday, March 30, 2011 - February 5, 2014, 13 volumes)
- Major 2nd (Weekly Shōnen Sunday, March 15, 2015 - present, 1 volumes)
- Takuya Mitsuda at Websunday.net (Japanese)