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Manga artists[edit]

Name (Japanese) Born
(age)
Notable manga & debut Employers & Former Employers Sales of best selling manga Manga turned into Anime (including OVA & ONA) Notable anime helped with Influenced by
Yoshitoshi ABe
(安倍 吉俊)
August 3, 1971

(age 41)
n/a n/a
Chako Abeno

(阿倍野ちゃこ)

n/a
  • In White: Pure Story (debut)
  • Sola
n/a n/a n/a
Mitsuru Adachi

(あだち 充)

February 9, 1951

(age 62)
100,000,000 copies sold (Touch)[2] n/a Tsutomu Adachi
Shinji Nagashima
Tsutomu Adachi

(あだち 勉)

August 1, 1947 — June 18, 2004
(aged 57)
  • Jitsuroku Adachi Mitsuru Monogatari (the story of his brother's rise to fame, Shogakukan) (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Tadashi Agi

(亜樹 直)

July 22, 1962

(age 51)

157,005 copies sold in Japan (Bloody Monday)[5]

n/a n/a
Wanyan Aguda

(完顏阿骨打)

n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Yu Aida

(相田 裕)

November 8, 1977

(age 35)
n/a n/a n/a
Koji Aihara

(相原 コージ)

1963

(age 50)
n/a n/a n/a
Miki Aihara

(相原 実貴)

n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Mizuho Aimoto

(愛本 みずほ)

November 29
(unkown)
  • ABO no Tenshi-tachi (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Haruka Aizawa

(あいざわ 遥)

May 21, 1970

(age 43)
  • Garasu-iro no BOY (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Michiyo Akaishi

(赤石 路代)

October 11, 1959

(age 53)
n/a n/a n/a
Ken Akamatsu

(赤松 健)

July 5, 1968

(age 45)
6 million copies (Love Hina ) n/a n/a
Fujio Akatsuka

(赤塚 不二夫)

September 14, 1935 – August 2, 2008)

(aged 72)
n/a n/a n/a
Katsu Aki

(克・亜樹)

September 19, 1961

(age 52)
Kadokawa Shoten 23,000,000 (Futari Ecchi) [7][8] n/a n/a
Nami Akimoto

(秋元 奈美)

January 24
(unknown)
n/a n/a n/a
Osamu Akimoto

(秋本 治)

December 11, 1952

(age 61)

Over 155 million copies (Kochira Katsushika-ku Kameari Kōen Mae Hashutsujo )[9] 38,231 copies sold (Kochikame under the pen name of "Tatsuhiko Yamadome")[10]

n/a n/a
Matsuri Akino

(秋乃 茉莉)

July 7
(unknown)
n/a n/a n/a
Amano Akira

(天野 明)

1973

(age 40)
3,479,219 copies (Reborn)[11] n/a n/a
George Akiyama

(ジョージ 秋山)

April 27, 1943

(age 70)
n/a n/a n/a
Tamayo Akiyama

(秋山 たまよ)

November 28, 1966

(age 47)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Risu Akizuki

(秋月 りす)

September 16, 1957

(age 56)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kozue Amano

(天野 こずえ)

May 26, 1974

(age 39)
Over 3 million copies [12] (Aria) n/a n/a
Shiro Amano

(天野 シロ)

January 4, 1976

(age 37)
Over 17 million Copies (Kingdom Hearts)[13] n/a n/a n/a
Yōichi Amano

(天野 洋一)

June 22, 1981

(age 32)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Yoshitaka Amano

(天野 喜孝)

March 26, 1952

(age 61)
n/a n/a n/a
Yuki Amemiya

(雨宮 由樹)

March 25
(unknown)
58,172 copies sold (07-Ghost )[14] n/a n/a
Mogura Anagura

(あなぐらもぐら)

November 23
(unknown)
n/a n/a n/a
Masahiro Anbe

(安部 真弘)

May 4, 1983

(age 30)
n/a n/a n/a
Jiro Ando

(安藤慈朗)

n/a n/a Shion no Ō n/a n/a
Natsumi Ando

(安藤 なつみ)

Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a
Yuma Ando

(安藤 夕馬)

July 22, 1962

(age 51)
Over 90 million copies (Kindaichi Shōnen no Jikenbo) [16]

101,553 copies sold (The Knight in the Area)[17]

n/a n/a
Moyoco Anno

(安野 モヨコ)

March 26, 1971

(age 42)
n/a n/a n/a
Nobuyuki Anzai

(安西 信行)

August 19, 1972

(age 40)
n/a Ken 2 Strenger n/a
Futaba Aoi

(葵 二葉)

December 19
(unknown)
n/a Level-C - Kairaku no Houteishiki n/a n/a
Yasuko Aoike

(青池 保子)

July 24, 1948

(age 65)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kotomi Aoki

(青木 琴美)

January 7, 1980

(age 33)
2.5 million [18] (

Boku wa Imōto ni Koi o Suru)

n/a n/a
Mitsue Aoki

(青木 光恵)

February 24, 1969

(age 44)
  • Aoki Tsushin (debut)
  • Leed Publishing
  • Takeshobo
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Takao Aoki

(青木 たかお)

Unknown n/a n/a n/a
Ume Aoki

(蒼樹 うめ)

August 3
(unknown)
n/a n/a n/a
Yūji Aoki

(青木 雄二)

June 9, 1945 – September 5, 2003

(aged 58)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Pink Aomata

(碧也ぴんく)

February 5
(unknown)
  • Shōnen Ninja Kumari (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Takako Aonuma

(青沼貴子)

January 1, 1960

(age 53)
n/a n/a n/a
Gosho Aoyama

(青山 剛昌)

June 21, 1963

(age 50)
more than 120  million volumes [19] n/a n/a
Hideki Arai

(新井 秀樹)

September 15, 1963

(age 50)
  • Hachigatsu no Hikari (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kiyoko Arai

(あらい きよこ)

June 1
(unknown)
n/a n/a n/a
Hiromu Arakawa

(荒川 弘)

May 8, 1973

(age 40)
50 million copies in Japan and 57 million units worldwide Fullmetal Alchemist [20] [21]

414,297 copies sold (Silver Spoon)[22]

n/a
Hirohiko Araki

(荒木 飛呂彦)

June 7, 1960

(age 53)
70 million copies (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure)
Kanao Araki

(あらきかなお)

February 24
(unknown)
n/a n/a
Keitarō Arima

(有馬 啓太郎)

January 13, 1969

(age 44)
n/a n/a n/a
Kyoko Ariyoshi

(有吉 京子)

September 14, 1950

(age 62)
  • Kitty and a Girl (Koneko to Shōjo) (debut)
  • Swan
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Hiroshi Aro

(田母神慈宏)

May 15, 1959

(age 54)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Hiroyuki Asada

(浅田 弘幸)

February 15, 1968

(age 45)
n/a n/a n/a
Sakura Asagi

(あさぎ 桜)

December 26
(unknown)
n/a n/a
Yū Asagiri

(あさぎり 夕)

Unknown n/a n/a n/a
Yuya Asahina

(朝比奈 ゆうや)

September 7, 1980

(age 32)
  • ± Junkie(debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Masashi Asaki

(朝基 まさし)

March 2, 1970

(age 43)
n/a n/a n/a
George Asakura

(ジョージ朝倉)

May 11, 1974

(age 39)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kia Asamiya

(麻宮 騎亜)

January 28, 1963

(age 50)
n/a n/a
Inio Asano

(浅野 いにお)

September 22, 1980

(age 33)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Hinako Ashihara

(芦原 妃名子)

January 15
(unknown)
68,456 copies (Piece - Kanojo no Kioku)[25] n/a n/a n/a
Hitoshi Ashinano

(芦奈野 ひとし)

April 25, 1963

(age 50)
n/a n/a n/a
Izumi Aso

(麻生 いずみ)

November 14, 1960

(age 52)
n/a n/a n/a
Min Ayahana

(彩花 みん)

February 3, 1963

(age 50)
n/a n/a n/a
Rando Ayamine

(綾峰 欄人)

1974

(age 39)
18 million copies (GetBackers) [26] n/a n/a
Hideo Azuma

(吾妻 ひでお)

February 6, 1950

(age 63)
n/a
Kiyohiko Azuma

((あずま きよひこ)

May 27, 1968

(age 45)
450,000 copies (Yotsuba&!).[27] n/a
Mayumi Azuma

(東 まゆみ)

April 24, 1975

(age 38)
n/a n/a
Ryō Azumi

(あずみ 椋)

Unknown
  • The Scarlet Sword (緋色い剣, Akai Tsurugi (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Ippongi Bang
(一本木 蛮)
January 4, 1965
(48)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Daichi Banjou
(万乗大智)
January 28, 1969
(44)
n/a n/a n/a
Barasui
(ばらスィ)
January 29, 1980
(33)
61,755 copies sold (Strawberry Marshmallow)[28] n/a n/a
Boichi January 29, 1973

(age 40)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Frédéric Boilet
(フレデリック・ボワレ)
16 January 1960

(age 53)
  • 「東京は僕の庭」(Tôkyô wa boku no niwa) (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Buronson
(武論 尊)
June 16, 1947

(age 66)
More than 100,000,000 globally (Fist of the North Star)[29] Sanctuary n/a
Carnelian September 21
(unknown)
n/a n/a n/a
Tartan Check
(たあたんちぇっく)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a
Akio Chiba
(ちばあきお or 千葉 亜喜生)
January 29, 1943 – September 13, 1984

(age,41)
n/a n/a n/a
Kiyokazu Chiba
(千葉きよかず or 千葉潔和名義)
April 16, 1961

(age 52)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Tetsuya Chiba
(ちば てつや)
January 11, 1939

(age 74)
n/a n/a n/a
Nanae Chrono
(黒乃 奈々絵)
June 18, 1980

(age 33)
n/a n/a n/a
Tatsuya Egawa
(江川 達也)
March 8, 1961
(age 52)
14,000,000 (The Tale of Genji)[30] n/a n/a
Hisashi Eguchi
(江口 寿志)
March 29, 1956

(age 57)
n/a n/a
Eiki Eiki
(影木 栄貴)
December 6, 1971

(age 42)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Tatsuma Ejiri
(江尻 立真)
June 18, 1975

(age 38)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Emura
(絵夢羅)
March 19, 1978

(age 35)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Hiroki Endo
(遠藤 浩輝)
1970

(age 43)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Tatsuya Endō
(遠藤 達哉)
(Unknown)
  • Tista (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Shunji Enomoto
(榎本俊二)
1968

(age 45)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kei Enue
(えぬえ けい)
(Unknown)
  • RSR or R-S-Revolution: 1 volume (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Est em
(えすとえむ)
(Unknown) n/a n/a Matt Thorn
Mihona Fujii
(藤井 みほな)
November 12, 1974

(age 39)
  • Mujaki na mama de (debut)
  • GALS!
n/a n/a n/a
Rino Fujii
(藤井理乃)
June 6 (unknown) n/a n/a
Moyamu Fujino
(藤野 もやむ)
January 6, 1982

(age 31)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Ryu Fujisaki
(藤崎 竜)
March 10, 1971

(age 43)
n/a n/a n/a
Tooru Fujisawa
(藤沢 とおる)
Born 1967

(age 46)
n/a n/a n/a
Kōsuke Fujishima
(藤島 康介)
July 7, 1964

(age 49)
37,915 copies sold (Oh My Goddess!)[31]
Kazuhiro Fujita
(藤田 和日郎)
24 May 1964

(age 49)
n/a n/a
Kazuko Fujita
(藤田 和子)
18 March 1957

(age 56)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Maguro Fujita
(藤田 まぐろ)
March 6, 1971

(age 42)
n/a n/a n/a
Cocoa Fujiwara
(藤原 ここあ)
April 28, 1983

(age 30)
223,264 copies sold (Inu x Boku SS)[33] n/a n/a
Hiro Fujiwara
(藤原 ヒロ)
December 23, 1981

(age 32)
n/a n/a n/a
Yoshihide Fujiwara
(藤原芳秀)
June 13, 1966

(age 47)
n/a n/a
Tsubasa Fukuchi
(福地翼)
7 February 1980

(age 33)
n/a n/a n/a
Eiichi Fukui
(福井 英一)
Born in March 3, 1921 – June 26, 1954
  • Igaguri-kun (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Nobuyuki Fukumoto
(福本伸行)
December 10, 1958

(age 54)
n/a n/a n/a
Haruka Fukushima
(フクシマ ハルカ)
(Unknown) n/a n/a n/a n/a
Sho Fumimura
(史村 翔)
June 16, 1947

(age 66)
n/a n/a
Kou Fumizuki
(文月 晃)
March 8
(unknown)
estimated 3,329 books sold (Ai Yori Aoshi)[34] n/a n/a
Minoru Furuya
(古谷 実)
March 28, 1972 (41) n/a n/a n/a
Mitsutoshi Furuya
(古谷三敏)
11 August 1936

(age 77)
n/a n/a
Usamaru Furuya
(古屋 兎丸)
January 25, 1968

(age 45)
n/a n/a
Hiroshi Gamō
(ガモウひろし)
August 17, 1962

(age 50)
n/a n/a n/a
Keiji Gotoh
(後藤圭二)
November 4, 1968

(age 44)
n/a n/a
Moto Hagio
(萩尾 望都)
May 12, 1949

(age 64)
30,000 copies_ sold out in one day (Poe no Ichizoku)[35] n/a
Kazushi Hagiwara
(萩原 一至)
April 4, 1963

(age 50)
30 million copies sold by 2008 (Bastard!!)[36] n/a
Youko Hanabusa
(英 洋子)
December 29
(Unknown)
  • Koi wa Happy Snow ni Notte (debut)
  • Lady!!
n/a n/a n/a
Pink Hanamori
(花森 ぴんく)
November 5, 1977

(age 35)
1,000,000 copies sold (Mermaid Melody Pichi Pichi Pitch)[37] n/a n/a
Hidenori Hara
原秀則)
June 14, 1961

(age 52)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Taira Hara
(はら たいら)
8 March 1943 - 10 November 2006
  • Shinjuku BB (新宿) (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Tetsuo Hara
(原 哲夫)
2 September 1961

(age 51)
n/a n/a
Yutaka Hara
(原 ゆたか)
1953

(age 70)
  • Poplar Publishing
n/a n/a n/a
Sunao Hari
(針 すなお)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Etsumi Haruki
(はるき 悦巳)
May 28, 1947

(age 66)
n/a n/a n/a
Shohei Harumoto
(東本 昌平)
5 September
(unknown)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Nanae Haruno
(榛野 なな恵)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a
Nana Haruta
(春田なな)
June 30, 1985

(age 28)
  • Angel in Christmas (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Machiko Hasegawa
(長谷川 町子)
January 30, 1920 - May 27, 1992

(aged 72)
86,000,000 copies sold (Sazae-san)[38] n/a n/a
Takashi Hashiguchi
(橋口 たかし)
June 2, 1967

(age 46)
n/a n/a n/a
Mitsuo Hashimoto
(はしもと みつお or 橋本 光男)
November 5, 1955
(age 57)
n/a n/a n/a
Kenjiro Hata
(畑 健二郎)
October 19 in 1975

(age 37)
Over ten million copies (Hayate the Combat Butler)[39] n/a n/a
Bisco Hatori
(葉鳥 ビスコ)
August 30, 1975

(age 38)
4,000,000 copies sold (Ouran High School Host Club)[40] n/a n/a
Akiko Hatsu
(波津 彬子)
December 16, 1959

(age 54)
  • B Class Paradise! (debut)
n/a n/a n/a
Mitsuru Hattori
(はっとりみつる)
October 8, 1977

(age 35)
27,951 copies sold (Sankarea)[43] n/a n/a
Miki Hayasaka
(早坂未紀)
September 5, 1955

(age 57)
  • Fritha (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Fumino Hayashi
(林 ふみの)
January 23
(unknown)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Q Hayashida
(林田 球)
1977
(Unknown)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Shizuru Hayashiya
(林家 志弦)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a
Reine Hibiki
(ひびき 玲音)
15 November
(unknown)
5.4 million copies (Maria-sama ga Miteru)[44] n/a n/a
Yukari Higa
(緋賀 ゆかり)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a
Akiko Higashimura
(東村 アキコ)
October 15, 1975

(age 37)
Over 1 million copies (Kuragehime)[47] n/a n/a
Asa Higuchi
ひぐち アサ)
1970
(uknown)
Over 400,000 copies (Ōkiku Furikabutte)[48] n/a n/a
Daisuke Higuchi
(樋口 大輔)
May 10, 1966

(age 47)
n/a n/a n/a
Tachibana Higuchi
(樋口 橘)
March 16, 1976

(age 37)
71,365 copies sold (Gakuen Alice)[49] n/a n/a
You Higuri
(氷栗 優)
October 16
(Unknown)
n/a n/a n/a
Aoi Hiiragi
(柊 あおい)
22 November 1962

(age 50)
n/a n/a n/a
Akira Himekawa
(姫川 明)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a
Hideshi Hino
(日野 日出志)
April 19, 1946

(age 67)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Hisashi Hirai
(平井久司)
27 May 1959

(age 54)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kouta Hirano
(平野 耕太)
July 14, 1973

(age 40)
320,930 copies sold (Drifters)[50]

173,831 copies sold (Hellsing)Cite error: A <ref> tag is missing the closing </ref> (see the help page). (debut)

n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Hiroyuki (artist)
(ヒロユキ)
April 23, 1982

(age 26)
n/a n/a
Tatsuya Hiruta
(蛭田達也)
16 March 1961

(age 52)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Saki Hiwatari
(日渡 早紀)
July 5, 1961

(age 52)
Over 15 million copies (Please Save My Earth)[51] n/a n/a
Tsukasa Hojo
(北条 司)
March 5, 1959

(age 53)
n/a n/a
Yutori Hōjō
(方條 ゆとり)
February 2
(unknown)
n/a n/a n/a
Yukine Honami
(穂波 ゆきね)
March 17 (unknown) sold 6,000 copies (Desire (manga)[54] n/a n/a n/a
Akira Honma
(本間 アキラ)
Unknown
  • The Judged (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Yuji Horii
(堀井 雄二)
January 6, 1954
(age 59)
n/a n/a n/a
Katsura Hoshino
(星野 桂)
April 21, 1980
(age 33)
Sold 14,000,000 copies (D.Gray-man)[55] n/a
Kōichirō Hoshino
(星野倖一郎)
May 29 (unknown) n/a n/a n/a n/a
Lily Hoshino
(星野 リリィ)
Unknown
  • Oku-sama wa Joshi-kōsei!? (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Yukinobu Hoshino
(星野 之宣)
January 29, 1954
(age 59)
n/a n/a
Mochiru Hoshisato
(星里 もちる)
January 1, 1961
(age 52)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Chieko Hosokawa
(細川 智栄子)
Born 1929 Sold 36 million copies (Crest of the Royal Family) n/a n/a n/a
Fujihiko Hosono
(細野 不二彦)
December 2, 1959
(age 53)
n/a n/a n/a
Yumi Hotta
(ほった ゆみ)
Born 1957 sold more than 22,000,000 copies (Hikaru no Go)[56] n/a n/a
Yukari Ichijo
(一条 ゆかり)
September 19, 1949
(age 63)
n/a n/a n/a
Masato Ichishiki
(一式 まさと)
November 12, 1971
(age 42)
n/a n/a n/a
Aguri Igarashi
(五十嵐 あぐり)
born April 12, 1975
(age 38)
46,256 copies sold in Japan (Bamboo Blade)[57] n/a n/a
Daisuke Igarashi
(五十嵐 大介)
April 2, 1969
(age 44)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Mikio Igarashi
(いがらし みきお)
January 13, 1955
(age 58)
n/a n/a n/a
Satsuki Igarashi
(いがらし 寒月)
February 8, 1969
(age 44)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Yumiko Igarashi
(いがらし ゆみこ)
August 26, 1950
(age 62)
n/a n/a n/a
Riyoko Ikeda
(池田 理代子)
December 18, 1947
(age 65)
n/a n/a
Akihisa Ikeda
(池田晃久)
1976 (unknown) n/a n/a n/a
Ryoichi Ikegami
(池上 遼一)
Born May 29,1944
(age 69)
n/a n/a n/a
Gō Ikeyamada
(池山田 剛)
May 25 (unknown)
  • I like you Suzuki-kun!! Second volume sold 53,139 copies on the first week of its release [59] and 84,946 in total.[60]
  • The eighth volume sold 113,202 copies weekly and 113,710 in total.[61]

1,500,000 copies sold ([Get Love!!])[62]

n/a n/a
Satomi Ikezawa
(池沢理美)
March 18, 1962 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Ryo Ikuemi
(いくえみ 綾)
October 2, 1964
(age 48)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Mia Ikumi
(征海 未亜)
March 27 (unknown) n/a n/a n/a
Kami Imai
(今井 神)
February 8, 1980
(age 25)
  • Angoromoa-chan no Chikyū Shinryaku (debut)
  • Needless
n/a n/a n/a
Koji Inada
(稲田 浩司)
March 14, 1964
(age 49)
n/a n/a n/a
Riichiro Inagaki
(稲垣 理一郎)
June 20, 1976
(age 37)
Sold more than 20 million copies in Japan;[63] n/a
Kazurou Inoue
(井上 和郎)
May 1, 1970
(age 33)
n/a n/a n/a
Santa Inoue
(井上 三太)
Born 1968 n/a n/a n/a
Takehiko Inoue
(井上 雄彦)
12 January 1967
(age 46)
Sold close to 119 million copies (Slam Dunk (manga)).[64] n/a
Kira Inugami
(狗神 煌)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a
Sukune Inugami
(犬上 すくね)
January 11 (unknown) n/a n/a n/a
Sekihiko Inui
(犬威赤彦)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a
Hisaichi Ishii
(いしい ひさいち)
September 2, 1951
(age 62)
n/a n/a n/a
Ken Ishikawa
(石川 賢)
June 28, 1948 – November 15, 2006
(aged 58)
n/a n/a
Yūgo Ishikawa
(石川優吾)
February 9, 1960
(age 53)
n/a n/a n/a
Shotaro Ishinomori
(石ノ森 章太郎)
January 25, 1938 – January 28, 1998
(aged 60)
n/a n/a
Osamu Ishiwata
(石渡 治)
May 16, 1959
(age 54)
n/a n/a n/a
Makoto Isshiki
(一色まこと)
Unknown 62,508 copies sold (Piano no Mori)[65] n/a n/a
Isutoshi
(いすとし)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a
Keisuke Itagaki
(板垣 恵介)
April 4, 1957
(age 56)
n/a n/a n/a
Akihiro Ito
(伊藤 明弘)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a
Akira Itō
(伊藤 彰)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a
Junji Ito
(伊藤 潤二)
July 31, 1963
(age 50)
n/a n/a
Noizi Ito
(いとうのいぢ)
August 9, 1977
(age 36)
Sold over 8.5 million copies (Shakugan no Shana) [66] n/a n/a
Takehiko Ito
(伊東 岳彦)
Unknown Sold 250,000 copies (Outlaw Star) [67][68] n/a
Risa Itō
(伊藤 理佐)
September 6, 1969
(age 43)
n/a n/a n/a
Benimaru Itoh
(伊藤 紅丸)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Shimpei Itoh
(伊藤 伸平)
June 17, 1960
(age 53)
n/a n/a n/a
Natsumi Itsuki
(樹 なつみ)
February 5, 1960
(age 53)
n/a n/a n/a
Hitoshi Iwaaki
(岩明 均)
July 28, 1960
(age 53)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Mariko Iwadate
(岩館 真理子)
February 8, 1957
(age56)
  • Uchi no Mama ga iu Koto ni wa (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Yuji Iwahara
(岩原 裕二)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a
Hisae Iwaoka
(岩岡ヒサエ)
17 July 1976
(age 37)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Takashi Iwashige
(いわしげ 孝)
31 December 1954 - 6 March 2013
  • Hanamaru Legend (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Toshiaki Iwashiro
(岩代 俊明)
December 11, 1977
(age 36)
59,693 copies sold (Psyren)[69] n/a n/a n/a
Mann Izawa
(井沢 満)
August 6, 1945
(age 68)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kaneyoshi Izumi
(和泉 かねよし)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a
Rei Izumi
(依澄 れい)
April 12 (unknown) n/a n/a n/a
Judal
(ジュダル)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a
Daisuke Kadokuni
September 28, 1979
(age 33)
  • Akiba Zaijū (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Yuna Kagesaki
March 3, 1973
(age 40)
n/a n/a n/a
Naoyuki Kageyama
(影山 なおゆき)
Unknown 114,907 copies sold (Yu-Gi-Oh! GX (manga)#Manga)[70] n/a n/a n/a
Shintaro Kago
Born 1969 (unknown)
  • Shine! Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Hiroyuki Kaidō
Unknown n/a n/a n/a
Sōsuke Kaise
Unknown n/a n/a n/a
Shinobu Kaitani
(甲斐谷忍)
September 24, 1967

(age 45)
94,980 copies sold (Liar Game)[72] n/a n/a
Ikki Kajiwara
September 4, 1936 - January 21, 1987

(aged 50)
n/a n/a n/a
Kakifly
Unknown Sold over 328,000 copies (K-On!) [73] n/a n/a
Narumi Kakinouchi
(垣野内 成美)
March 21, 1962
(age 51)
n/a n/a
Teruo Kakuta
February 18 (unknown) n/a n/a n/a n/a
Yuhki Kamatani
June 22, 1983
(age 30)
n/a n/a n/a
Atsushi Kamijo
(上條 敦士)
March 12, 1963
(age 50)
  • Mob Hunter (debut)
  • To-y
n/a n/a n/a
Akimine Kamijyo
(上条 明峰)
September 13, 1975
(age 37)
n/a n/a n/a
Kazuo Kamimura
March 7, 1940 – January 11, 1986 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Yoko Kamio
(神尾 葉子)
June 29, 1966
(age 47)
sold 54 million copies (Boys Over Flowers) [75] n/a n/a
Yozaburo Kanari
(金成 陽三郎)
20 August 1965
(age 47)

90 million copies (Kindaichi Case Files) [76]

n/a n/a
Akira Kanbe
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a
Aya Kanno
30 January 1980
(age 33)
Sold over 2.5 million copies (Otomen)[77] n/a n/a n/a
Yasuhiro Kanō
December 16, 1970
(age 42)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Masaomi Kanzaki
(神崎 将臣)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a
Junko Karube
Unknown
  • Kimi no te ga Sasayaite iru (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Manavu Kashimoto
Born 1967 (unknown) n/a n/a n/a
Rurika Kasuga
(春日 るりか)
August 26, 1967
(age 45)
n/a n/a n/a
Kazuhiko Kato
(加藤 一彦)
May 26, 1937
(age 76)
n/a n/a
Motohiro Katou
Unknown Sold over 3 million copies (Q.E.D.) n/a n/a n/a
Susumu Katsumata
December 27, 1943 – December 3, 2007 n/a
  • Katsuichi Nagai
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Masakazu Katsura
(桂 正和)
December 10, 1962
(age 50)
Sold over 10 million copies (I"s) [78] n/a
Yukimaru Katsura
February 17 (unknown) Sold 102,080 units (Air) Game [79] n/a
Kaiji Kawaguchi
(かわぐち かいじ)
July 27, 1948
(age 65)
n/a n/a n/a
Kazune Kawahara
Unknown Sold over 360,000 copies (High School Debut)[80] n/a n/a n/a
Masatoshi Kawahara
17 August 1960
(age 52)
117,324 copies sold (Shura no Mon)[81] n/a n/a n/a
Natsumi Kawahara
July 26, 1981
(age 32)
  • FLY HIGH (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Yumiko Kawahara
(川原 由美子)
20 February 1960
(age 53)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Mika Kawamura
(川村 美香)
August 5, 1973
(age 40)
2,800,000 copies sold (Daa! Daa! Daa!)[82] n/a n/a
Noboru Kawasaki
(川崎 のぼる)
January 28, 1941
(age 72)
n/a n/a n/a
Tadashi Kawashima
April 7, 1969 – June 15, 2010 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Mizuki Kawashita
(河下 水希)
August 30, 1971
(age 41)
n/a n/a n/a
Hajime Kazu
Unknown
  • Mind Assassin (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kazumi Kazui
Unknown 650,000 copies sold (Socrates in Love)[84] n/a n/a
Funatsu Kazuki
(一輝ふなつ)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a
Maki Kazumi
Unknown
  • Encouragement to be a Knight (debut)
  • Chara Comics
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Izumi Kazuto
December 3, 1979
(age 33)
n/a n/a n/a
Toshie Kihara
February 14, 1948
(age 65)
  • Kotchi muite Mama!
  • Tetsuya Maeda
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Moto Kikaku
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a
Minori Kimura
November 11, 1949
(age 63)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kabao Kikkawa
January 12 (unknown) n/a n/a n/a
Sakura Kinoshita
September 8 (unknown) n/a n/a n/a
Shimoku Kio
1974
(age 39)
n/a n/a n/a
Yuki Kiriga
May 15 (Unknown) n/a n/a n/a
Izumi Kirihara
Unknown n/a n/a n/a
Kōji Kiriyama
Unknown Sold 9 million units in Japan as of September 2011 (Ninku)[85] n/a n/a
Masashi Kishimoto
(岸本 斉史)
November 8, 1974
(age 38)
  • Karakuri one-sho (debut)
  • Naruto
Sold over 126.5 million copies (Naruto) [86][87] n/a
Seishi Kishimoto
(岸本 聖史)
November 8, 1974
(age 38)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Yukito Kishiro
(木城 ゆきと)
March 20, 1967
(age 46)
n/a n/a n/a
Miyuki Kitagawa
January 1, 1967
(age 46)
n/a n/a n/a
Taku Kitazaki
(北崎 拓)
July 27, 1966
(age 47)
n/a n/a n/a
Rakuten Kitazawa
(北沢 楽天)
20 July 1876 – 25 August 1955 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
En Kitō
June 30 (unknown) n/a n/a n/a
Mohiro Kitoh
(鬼頭 莫宏)
August 8, 1966
(age 47)
n/a n/a n/a
Kazuhiro Kiuchi
September 14, 1960
(age 52)
n/a n/a n/a
Totan Kobako
Unknown n/a n/a n/a
Jin Kobayashi
(小林 尽)
May 25, 1977
(age 36)
n/a n/a
Kentarō Kobayashi
17 April 1973
(age 40)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kiyochika Kobayashi
(小林 清親)
September 10, 1847- November 28, 1915 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Makoto Kobayashi
(小林 まこと)
May 13, 1958
(age 55)
n/a n/a
Miyuki Kobayashi
(小林 深雪)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a
Motofumi Kobayashi
January 28, 1951
(age 62)
  • Softbank Publishing
n/a n/a n/a
Toshihiko Kobayashi
February 25 (unknown) n/a n/a n/a n/a
Yoshinori Kobayashi
(小林 善範)
August 31, 1953
(age 59)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kazuma Kodaka
19 November 1969
(age 43)
n/a n/a
Koge-Donbo
(コゲどんぼ) aka Kokoro Koharuno|小春こころ)
27 February 1976
(age 37)
n/a n/a
Kazuo Koike
8 May 1936
(age 77)
Sold 8 million copies (Lone Wolf and Cub) n/a n/a
Maya Koikeda
May 4, 1969
(age 44)
  • Okaeri Mā-san (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Akira Kojima
Unknown n/a n/a n/a
Goseki Kojima
(小島 剛夕)
November 3, 1928 - January 5, 2000
(aged 71)
Sold 8 million copies (Lone Wolf and Cub) n/a n/a n/a
Kō Kojima
March 3, 1928
(age 85)
n/a n/a n/a
Ayumi Komura
January 15 (unknown) n/a n/a n/a n/a
Satoshi Kon
(今 敏)
October 12, 1963 – August 24, 2010
(aged 46)
Over 3 million copies sold (Toriko) [88]
Fumiyo Kōno
28 September 1968
(age 44)
n/a n/a
Takeshi Konomi
(許斐 剛)
June 26, 1970
(age 43)
Sold over 40 million copies (The Prince of Tennis)[89] n/a n/a
Rikdo Koshi
November 16, 1970
(age 42)
n/a n/a n/a
Tsukasa Kotobuki
(ことぶき つかさ)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a
Yun Kouga
(高河 ゆん)
July 9, 1965
(age 48)
n/a
Keito Koume
Unknown Over 3.5 million copies (Spice and Wolf)[90] n/a
Yū Koyama
(小山 ゆう)
20 February 1948
(age 65)
n/a n/a n/a
Tite Kubo
(久保 帯人)
June 26, 1977
(age 36)
Sold a total of 40 million copies (Bleach)[91] n/a
Eisaku Kubonouchi
November 11, 1966
(age 46)
Shogakukan n/a n/a n/a n/a
Masashi Kudō
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kōji Kumeta
(久米田 康治)
September 5, 1967
(age 45)
n/a n/a
Erika Kurahashi
(倉橋 えりか)
March 12, 1972
(age 41)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Shosuke Kurakane
(倉金 章介)
February 13, 1914 – August 25, 1973 n/a n/a n/a
Fusako Kuramochi
(くらもち ふさこ)
14 May 1955
(age 58)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Yuki Kure
December 4 (unknown) 70,874 copies sold (La Corda d'Oro)[92] n/a
Yōji Kuri
April 9, 1928
(age 85)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Iou Kuroda
(黒田 硫黄)
January 5, 1971
(age 42)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Masami Kurumada
(車田 正美)
December 6, 1953
(age 59)
Sold over 25 million copies (Saint Seiya)[93]

13,000,000 copies sold (Ring ni Kakero)[94]

n/a
Hidenori Kusaka
(日下 秀憲)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a
Nari Kusakawa
26 December (unknown) n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kei Kusunoki
(楠 桂)
March 24, 1966
(age 47)
n/a n/a
Michiharu Kusunoki
25 January 1957
(age 56)
23,023 copies sold (Wangan Midnight)[95] n/a n/a
Jiro Kuwata
(桑田 二郎)
April 17, 1935
(age 78)
  • The Strange Star Cluster (debut)
  • 8 Man
n/a n/a n/a
Henmaru Machino
(町野 変丸)
Born 1969
  • Shōjo Chaos (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Toshio Maeda
September 17, 1953
(age 59)
  • Wani Magazine
n/a n/a
Takeshi Maekawa
(前川 たけし)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a
Miyako Maki
(牧 美也子)
July 29, 1935
(age 78)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Yoko Maki
(槙 ようこ)
July 11, 1981
(age 32)
n/a n/a n/a
Madoka Mako
Born 1950 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Johji Manabe
18 December 1964
(age 48)
Sales of best selling n/a
Suehiro Maruo
(丸尾 末広)
January 28, 1956
(age 57)
  • Seirindō
n/a n/a n/a
Usune Masatoshi
March 10, 1961
(age 52)
n/a n/a n/a
Hiro Mashima
(真島 ヒロ)
May 3, 1977
(age 36)
4,701,596 copies sold (Fairy Tail)[96] n/a n/a
Kōsuke Masuda
June 2, 1976 9age 37) n/a n/a n/a
Mato
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a
Sanami Matoh
(真東 砂波)
April 29, 1969
(age 44)
n/a n/a n/a
Yūsei Matsui
January 31, 1981
(age 32)
4.4 million (Majin Tantei Nougami Neuro)[97]

554,288 copies sold (Ansatsu Kyōshitsu)[98] 441,068 copies sold (Ansatsu Kyōshitsu)[99]

n/a
Izumi Matsumoto
(まつもと 泉)
October 13, 1958
(age 54)
18,000,000 copies sold (Kimagure Orange Road)[100] n/a n/a
Jiro Matsumoto
(松本 次郎)
August 20, 1970
(age 42)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Katsuji Matsumoto
July 25, 1904 - May 13, 1986
(aged 81)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Leiji Matsumoto
(松本 零士)
January 25, 1938
(age 75)
n/a n/a
Nina Matsumoto
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a
Taiyo Matsumoto
(松本 大洋)
October 25, 1967
(age 45)
n/a n/a n/a
Temari Matsumoto
(松本 テマリ)
April 8 (unknown) n/a n/a n/a
Tomo Matsumoto
(マツモト トモ)
January 3 (unknown) n/a n/a n/a n/a
Akemi Matsunae
November 18, 1956
(age 56)
  • Yakusoku (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Hino Matsuri
(樋野 まつり)
January 24 (unknown) n/a n/a n/a n/a
Susumu Matsushita
(松下 進)
February 6, 1950
(age 63)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Tokihiko Matsuura
(松浦聡彦)
April 4, 1968
(age 45)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Seiji Matsuyama
(松山 せいじ)
April 28, 1975
(age 38)
n/a n/a n/a
Meimu
24 September 1963
(age 49)
n/a n/a n/a
Yuki Midorikawa
May 23, 1976
(age 37)

407,844 copies sold (Natsume's Book of Friends)[102]

n/a n/a
Mitsukazu Mihara
October 17, 1970
(age 43)
n/a n/a n/a
Rei Mikamoto
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a
Haruhiko Mikimoto
August 28, 1959
(age 54)
n/a n/a n/a
Ryoji Minagawa
(皆川 亮二)
July 5, 1964
(age 49)
n/a n/a
Kazuka Minami
(南 かずか)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a
Maki Minami
May 20 (Unknown) n/a n/a n/a
Yū Minamoto
December 15, 1980
(age 33)
n/a n/a n/a
Suu Minazuki
Unknown n/a n/a n/a
Nobuaki Minegishi
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kazuya Minekura
(峰倉 かずや)
March 23, 1975
(age 38)
  • Sold more than 3,200,000 as of Volume 6[105]
n/a n/a
Norifusa Mita
(三田紀房)
January 4, 1958
(age 55)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Juri Misaki
September 25, 1980
(age 33)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Ryūsuke Mita
August 24, 1967
(age 46)
n/a n/a n/a
Takuya Mitsuda
(満田 拓也)
June 17, 1965
(age 48)
n/a n/a n/a
Suzue Miuchi
(美内 すずえ)
February 20, 1951
(age 62)
50 million copies (Glass no Kamen)[106] n/a n/a
Kentaro Miura
(三浦 建太郎)
11 July 1966
(age 47)
Sold 24 million volumes in Japan and 7 million overseas (Berserk (manga)) n/a
Mitsuru Miura
(三浦 みつる)
25 November 1954
(age 58)
n/a n/a n/a
Shirow Miwa
November 9, 1978
(age 34)
n/a n/a n/a
Juri Miyabi
March 22 (unknown) n/a n/a n/a
Riko Miyagi
(宮城 理子)
Unknown 3,076,659 copies sold (*Mei-chan's Butler)[108] n/a n/a n/a
Tomochika Miyano
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kaho Miyasaka
(宮坂 香帆)
October 17 (unknown) Sold 3.5 million copies (Kare First Love)[109] n/a n/a
Hayao Miyazaki
(宮崎 駿)
January 5, 1941
(age 72)
10 million copies in Japan alone (Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (manga))[110] n/a
Hakase Mizuki
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kyoko Mizuki
(水木 杏子)
November 28, 1949
(age 63)
13,000,000 (Candy Candy)[112] n/a n/a
Shigeru Mizuki
(水木 しげる)
March 8, 1922
(age 91)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Eita Mizuno
17 January (unknown) n/a

Umineko no Naku Koro Ni: Episode 07 - Requiem of the Golden Witch

n/a n/a
Hideko Mizuno
(水野 英子)
October 29, 1939
(age 73)
n/a n/a n/a
Junko Mizuno
(水野 純子)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a
Tohko Mizuno
August 7 (unknown)
  • Haruka ~Beyond the Stream of Time~ (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Megumi Mizusawa
(水沢めぐみ)
3 July 1963
(age 50)
n/a n/a n/a
Shinji Mizushima
April 10, 1939
(age 74)
n/a n/a n/a
Mokona
June 16, 1968
(age 45)
20 million copies in Japan (Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle)[113][114] n/a n/a
Takeaki Momose
November 18, 1970
(age 42)
n/a n/a n/a
Hideki Mori
3 April 1961
(age 52)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kaoru Mori
(森 薫)
September 18, 1978
(age 34)
n/a n/a n/a
George Morikawa
(森川 ジョージ)
January 17, 1966
(age 47)
1,054,421 copies sold (Hajime no Ippo)[115] n/a n/a
Ai Morinaga
(森永 あい)
Unknown 30,863 copies sold in Japan (My Heavenly Hockey Club)[116] n/a n/a n/a
Milk Morinaga
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a
Morishige
April 10 (unknown) n/a n/a n/a
Masanori Morita(森田 まさのり) Born 1966 2,765,163 copies sold (Rookies)[117]

43,700,000 copies sold (Rokudenashi Blues)[118]

n/a n/a
Daisuke Moriyama
(森山 大輔)
September 11, 1971
(age 41)
34,316 copies sold (World Embryo)[119] n/a n/a
Milk Morizono
(森園 みるく)
December 25, 1957
(age 55)
  • Crazy Love Hisshouhou (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Daijiro Morohoshi
(諸星 大二郎)
July 6, 1949
(age 64)
  • Junko Kyōkatsu (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Hagio Moto
(萩尾望都)
May 12, 1949
(age 64)
30,000 copies sold out in one day (Poe no Ichizoku)[120] n/a n/a
Kyousuke Motomi
August 1st (unknown) 60,462 copies sold (Dengeki Daisy)[121] n/a n/a n/a
Natsumi Mukai
(迎 夏生)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kenichi Muraeda
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a
Glen Murakami
(水沢めぐ帆)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Maki Murakami
(村上 真紀)
24 March (debut) 500,000 copies (Gravitation)[122] n/a n/a
Motoka Murakami
(村上 もとか)
June 3, 1951
(age 62)
n/a n/a n/a
Range Murata
October 2, 1968
(age 44)
n/a n/a n/a
Yusuke Murata
July 4, 1978
(age 35)
Sold more than 20 million copies in Japan (Eyeshield 21)[123] n/a n/a
Wataru Murayama
November 4 (unknown) n/a n/a n/a n/a
Mayumi Muroyama
August 30, 1955
(age 57)
Sold 26,500,000 volumes (Asari chan)[124] n/a n/a n/a
Go Nagai
(永井 豪)
September 6, 1945
(age 67)
21,554 copies sold (Black Jack (manga))[125]
Mamoru Nagano
January 21, 1960
(age 53)
Book I 31,471 copies, book II 30,958 copies, and book III 38,437 copies. (The Five Star Stories)[126][127][128] n/a
Shinji Nagashima
July 8, 1937 – June 10, 2005
(aged 67)
n/a n/a n/a
Takeru Nagayoshi
October 21, 1978 9age 34) n/a n/a n/a n/a
An Nakahara
Unknown 700,000 copies sold (Kirarin Revolution)[129] n/a n/a
Aya Nakahara
(中原アヤ)
July 28, 1973
(age 40)
n/a n/a n/a
Masahiko Nakahira
Unknown n/a n/a n/a
Tsuyoshi Nakaima
13 April 1960
(age 53)
  • Ucchare Goshogawara (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Hisaya Nakajo
(中条 比紗也)
12 September 1973
(age 39)
Sold over 11 million copies (Hana-Kimi)[130] n/a n/a n/a
Hikaru Nakamura
April 21, 1984
(age 29)
Sold over 2.6 million copies(Saint Young Men)[131]

1,363,850 copies sold (Arakawa Under the Bridge)[132]

n/a n/a
Shungiku Nakamura
December 13 (unknown) n/a n/a n/a
Yoshiki Nakamura
(仲村佳樹)
June 17, 1969
(age 44)
269,991 copies sold (Skip Beat!)[133] n/a n/a
Keiji Nakazawa
March 14, 1939 – December 19, 2012
(aged 73)
10,000,000 copies sold (Barefoot Gen)[134] n/a n/a
Shingo Nanami
November 9 (unknown) n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kiriko Nananan
(魚喃 キリコ)
December 14, 1972
(age 40)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Aoi Nanase
(七瀬 葵)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a
Yutaka Nanten
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Akira Narita
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Hanaharu Naruko
Unknown n/a n/a
Yuri Narushima
(なるしま ゆり)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a
Yoshinori Natsume
(夏目 義徳)
August 23, 1975
(age 37)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Tsubaki Nekoi
January 21, 1969
(age 44)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Nekojiru
January 1, 1967 – May 10, 1998
(aged 31)
  • Nekojiru Udon (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Yasuhiro Nightow
(内藤 泰弘)
April 8, 1967
(age 46)
30,000 copies (Trigun)[137] n/a
Tsutomu Nihei
(弐瓶 勉)
Born 1971 n/a n/a n/a
Tomoko Ninomiya
May 25, 1969
(age 44)
19 million copies as of January 2007 (Nodame Cantabile)[138] n/a n/a
Keiko Nishi
(西 炯子)
December 26, 1966
(age 46)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Yoshiyuki Nishi
December 27, 1976
(age 36)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Hiroyuki Nishimori
23 November 1963
(age 49)
Over 33 million copies sold world wide (Kyō Kara Ore Wa!!)[139] n/a n/a
Sou Nishimura
April 28, 1936
(age 77)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Yoshinobu Nishizaki
8 December 1934 – 7 November 2010
(age 76)
Notable Manga Employer Sales of best selling #Manga turned into into Anime helped with influenced/inspired by
Youka Nitta
March 8, 1971
(age 42)
24,078 copies in the first week [140] (Embracing Love) n/a n/a
Makoto Niwano
May 1, 1964
(age 49)
n/a n/a n/a
Toshio Nobe
January 18, 1957
(age 56)
n/a n/a n/a
Shinbo Nomura
September 24, 1955
(age 58)
n/a n/a n/a
Eiji Nonaka
(野中 英次)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a
Charlie Nozawa
1961
(age 52)
n/a n/a n/a
Miho Obana
(小花 美穂)
April 26, 1970
(age 43)
8,550,000 copies sold (Kodocha)[141] n/a n/a
Takeshi Obata
(小畑 健)
February 11, 1969
(age 44)
22,000,000 copies in Japan (Hikaru no Go) .[142] 4,399,938 copies sold (Bakuman)[143] n/a n/a
Eiichiro Oda
(尾田 栄一郎)
January 1, 1975
(age 38)
Over 290 million copies sold (One Piece)[144] n/a n/a
Hideji Oda
Born 1962 n/a n/a n/a
Amit offir
July 16, 1978
(age 35)
  • The Beetle That Wants To Be (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kouji Ogata
December 14, 1970
(age 42)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Etsushi Ogawa
(小川 悦司)
23 February 1969
(age 44)
n/a n/a n/a
Akane Ogura
(小椋アカネ)
October 25 (unknown) n/a n/a n/a n/a
Saori Oguri
(小栗 左多里)
December 10, 1966
(age 46)
  • Sora ni makka na mono relu (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Tsuyoshi Ōhashi
Born 1972 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Tsugumi Ohba
(大場 つぐみ)
Unknown Sold 26,500,000 copies (Death Note)[145] n/a n/a
Oh! great
aka Ito Ogure|大暮 維人)
February 22, 1972
(age 41)
Sold over 10.7 million copies (Tenjho Tenge)[146]

68,714 copies sold (Biorg Trinity)[147] 215,558 copies sold (Air Gear)[148]

n/a
Mineko Ohkami
(押上 美猫)
August 2 (unknown) n/a n/a n/a n/a
Nanase Ohkawa
May 2, 1967
(age 46)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Shinobu Ohtaka
May 9, 1983
(age 30)
96,050 copies sold Magi[149] n/a n/a
Kendi Oiwa
Unknown n/a n/a n/a
Hiroi Oji
Unknown n/a n/a
Megumu Okada
15 March 1971
(age 42)
Volumes 7, 8 and 9 sold 31,000 copies each in 2006 (Saint Seiya Episode.G)[150] n/a n/a
Okama
May 25, 1974
(age 39)
n/a n/a n/a
Lynn Okamoto
(岡本 倫)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a
Reiko Okano
(岡野 玲子)
June 24, 1960
(age 53)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Takeshi Okano
June 9, 1967
(age 46)
n/a n/a n/a
Kyoko Okazaki
(岡崎 京子)
December 13, 1963
(age 49)
  • Virgin (debut)
  • Byakuyashobou
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Takashi Okazaki
Born 1974 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Hiroya Oku
(奥 浩哉)
September 16, 1967
(age 45)
Sold over 10 million units in Japan (Gantz)[151] n/a n/a
Atsushi Ōkubo
Unknown Sold 18 million copies (Get Backers)[152]

241,108 copies sold (Soul Eater)[153]

n/a n/a
Hitoshi Okuda
(奥田 ひとし)
Unknown n/a n/a
Hiromu Ono
(小野弥夢)
September 13 (unknown) n/a n/a n/a n/a
Natsume Ono
July 9, 1977
(age 36)
n/a n/a n/a
Toshihiro Ono
(小野 敏洋)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a
Mamoru Oshii
(押井守)
August 8, 1951
(age 62)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Towa Oshima
(大島 永遠)
February 2, 1979
(age 34)
n/a n/a n/a
Yasuichi Oshima
24 March 1954
(age 59)
n/a n/a n/a
Yumiko Ōshima
August 31, 1947
(age 65)
n/a n/a n/a
Katsuhiro Otomo
(大友 克洋)
April 14, 1954
(age 59)
over 500,000 copies(Domu: A Child's Dream)[citation needed] n/a n/a
Minami Ozaki
(尾崎 南)
February 27, 1968
(age 45)
n/a n/a n/a
Mari Ozawa
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a
Akira Oze
July 26, 1947
(age 66)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Marimo Ragawa
(羅川 真里茂)
September 21 (unknown) 17,700,000 copies sold (Baby and Me)[155] n/a n/a
Makoto Raiku
(雷句 誠)
23 August 1974
(age 38)
n/a n/a n/a
Ryō Ramiya
(蘭宮 涼)
Unknown
  • Koakuma Hihyōkan (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Noboru Rokuda
(六田登)
July 23, 1952
(age 61)
n/a n/a n/a
Yoshiyuki Sadamoto
(貞本 義行)
January 29, 1962
(age 51)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Fumi Saimon
(柴門 ふみ)
January 19, 1957
(age 56)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Chiho Saito
(さいとう ちほ)
June 29, 1967
(age 46)
n/a n/a n/a
Takao Saito
(さいとう たかを)
November 3, 1936
(age 76)
Sold over 200 million copies (Golgo 13) n/a n/a
Rin Saitō
May 2 (unknown)
  • I Love the Color of the Spring Sky (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Mayu Sakai
January 7, 1982
(age 31)
  • Puraimaru Orenji (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Yasuko Sakata
(坂田 靖子)
25 February 1953
(age 60)
  • Saikon Kyousou Kyoku (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Ken'ichi Sakemi
November 26, 1963
(age 49)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Harold Sakuishi
March 16, 1969
(age 44)
n/a n/a n/a
Ashika Sakura
(さくら あしか)
Unknown 103,811 copies sold (Sekirei)[156] n/a n/a
Momoko Sakura
(さくら ももこ)
May 8, 1965
(age 48)
31 million copies (Chibi Maruko-chan)[157] n/a n/a
Koharu Sakuraba
Unknown 56,458 copies sold (Minami-ke)[158] n/a n/a
Kanoko Sakurakoji
(桜小路 かのこ)
Unknown Sold a total of 100,014 copies (Black Bird (manga))[159] n/a n/a n/a
Minene Sakurano
November 29 n/a n/a n/a
Erica Sakurazawa
(桜沢 エリカ)
July 8, 1963
(age 50)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Hiroaki Samura
(沙村 広明)
February 17, 1970
(age 43)
n/a n/a n/a
Riku Sanjo
(三条 陸)
October 3, 1964
(age 48)
30,000,000 - 50,000,000 copies sold (Dragon Quest: Dai no Daibouken)[161] n/a
Tetsuya Saruwatari
June 25, 1958
(age 55)
n/a n/a n/a
Hiroshi Sasagawa
July 9, 1936
(age 77)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Ryo Sasaki
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a
Ayato Sasakura
January 19 (unknown) Sold 1.2 million copies (Shakugan no Shana)[163] n/a n/a
Daisuke Satō
April 3, 1964
(age 49)
Sold 206,532 copies (Highschool of the Dead)[164] n/a n/a
Shio Satō
(佐藤 史生)
December 6, 1952 – April 4, 2010
(aged 57)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Shōji Satō
Unknown n/a n/a n/a
Shūhō Satō
December 8, 1973 9age 39) n/a n/a n/a n/a
Machiko Satonaka
(里中 満智子)
January 24, 1948
(age 65)
  • Pia no Shouzou (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Masaki Satou
May 7, 1976
(age 37)
  • Bokura Choujou Kurabu desu (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Yoshio Sawai
(澤井 啓夫)
March 14, 1977
(age 36)
190,000 copies sold in Japan (Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo)[165] n/a n/a
Shizuru Seino
(清野 静流)
June 6, 1976
(age 37)
27,192 copies sold in Japan (Love Attack!)[166] n/a n/a n/a
Kōji Seo
July 26, 1974
(age 39)
55,154 copies sold (Kimi no Iru Machi)[167] n/a
Shaa
Unknown Over 700,000 copies (Nogizaka Haruka no Himitsu)[168] n/a n/a
Takako Shigematsu
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a
Shuichi Shigeno
(しげの 秀一)
March 8, 1958
(age 55)
207,228 copies sold (Initial D)[169] n/a n/a
Hiroshi Shiibashi
(椎橋寛)
June 6, 1980
(age 33)
Sold over 100,000 copies (Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan)[170][171][172][173] n/a n/a
Ayumi Shiina
(椎名 あゆみ)
August 29, 1969
(age 43)
n/a n/a n/a
Takashi Shiina
June 24, 1965
(age 48)
36,798 copies sold (Zettai Karen Children)[174] n/a n/a
Satoshi Shiki
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a
Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro
May 19, 1975
(age 38)
16 million copies (Toriko)[175] n/a n/a
Kazuhiko Shimamoto
(島本 和彦)
April 26, 1961
(age 52)
Sold over 1.5 million copies (Skull Man)[citation needed] n/a
Reiko Shimizu
(清水 玲子)
March 26, 1963
(age 50)
n/a n/a n/a
Yuki Shimizu
(志水 ゆき)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a
Takako Shimura
October 23, 1973
(age 39)
1.05 million copies (Wandering Son)[176] n/a n/a
Rize Shinba
(神葉 理世)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a
Mayu Shinjo
(新條まゆ)
January 26, 1973
(age 40)
2,000,000 copies sold (Haou Airen)[177] n/a n/a n/a
Chie Shinohara
(篠原 千絵)
February 15 (unknown) Sold 16 million copies (Red River (manga))[178] n/a n/a n/a
Tōru Shinohara
(篠原とおる)
April 28, 1936
(age 77)
  • Fukumenhakushi (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Mizuo Shinonome
Unknown n/a n/a n/a
Hiromu Shinozuka
March 27, 1979
(age 34)
n/a n/a n/a
Kaoru Shintani
(新谷 かおる)
April 26, 1951
(age 62)
n/a n/a
Motoei Shinzawa
(新沢 基栄)
June 10, 1958
(age 55)
10,000,000 copies sold (High School! Kimengumi)[179] n/a n/a
Yuji Shiozaki
September 7, 1967
(age 45)
n/a n/a n/a
Sanpei Shirato
(白土 三平)
February 15, 1932
(age 81)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kotobuki Shiriagari
(しりあがり 寿)
January 1, 1958
(age 55)
  • Ereki na Haru (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Masamune Shirow
(士郎 正宗)
November 23, 1961
(age 51)
Sold over 100,000 copies (Ghost in the Shell) [180] n/a n/a
Yōko Shōji
June 4, 1950
(age 63)
26,296 copies sold (Seito Shokun!)[181] n/a n/a
Kouyu Shurei
(珠黎 こうゆ)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a
Smelly
January 13, 1971
(age 42)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Masahito Soda
(曽田 正人)
June 18, 1968
(age 45)
n/a n/a n/a
Toshinori Sogabe
Unknown n/a n/a n/a
Kenichi Sonoda
(園田 健一)
13 December 1962
(age 50)
n/a n/a
Mitsuyoshi Sonoda
(園田 光慶)
December 7, 1940 - July 1997 n/a n/a n/a
Hideaki Sorachi
(空知 英秋)
May 25, 1979
(age 34)
Sold 29 million units (Gin Tama)[182] n/a n/a
Fuyumi Soryo
(惣領 冬実)
January 6, 1959
(age 54)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Keiko Suenobu
March 23, 1979
(age 34)
n/a n/a n/a
Yuki Suetsugu
September 8, 1975
(age 37)
Over 4.5 million copies (Chihayafuru)[185] n/a n/a
Mitsuru Sugaya
September 20, 1950
(age 62)
Sold over 5 million copies (Game Center Arashi)[citation needed] n/a n/a
Ken Sugimori
January 27, 1966
(age 47)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Yukiru Sugisaki
(杉崎 ゆきる)
December 26 , 1974 age 38) n/a n/a n/a
Hinako Sugiura
November 30, 1958 – July 22, 2005
(aged 46)
  • Tsūgen Muro no Ume (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Shigeru Sugiura
(杉浦 茂)
3 April 1908 – 23 April 2000
(aged 92)
  • Appuru Jamu-kun (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Shiho Sugiura
January 21 (unknown)
  • Tosuisha
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Natsuki Sumeragi
(皇 なつき)
August 21 1967
(age 45)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Yukiko Sumiyoshi
October 2, 1982
(age 30)
n/a n/a n/a
Hiro Suzuhira
January 17, 1978
(age 35)
n/a n/a
Jirō Suzuki
February 14 (debut) n/a n/a n/a
Julietta Suzuki
December 6 (debut) n/a n/a n/a
Nakaba Suzuki
(鈴木 央)
February 8, 1977
(age 36)
172,969 copies sold (Nanatsu no Taizai)[186] n/a n/a n/a
Shinya Suzuki
June 11, 1975
(age 38)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Atsushi Suzumi
Unknown n/a n/a n/a
Karin Suzuragi
August 3 (unknown) n/a n/a n/a
Yutaka Tachibana
(橘裕)
December 8 (unknown) n/a n/a n/a n/a
Haruko Tachiiri
(たちいり ハルコ)
7 May 1949
(age 64)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Megumi Tachikawa
(立川 恵)
February 22 1429 copies sold (Dream Saga)[188] n/a n/a
Kaoru Tada
(多田 かおる)
September 25, 1960 - March 11, 1999
(aged 38)
13,000,000 (Itazura na Kiss)[189] n/a n/a
Gengoroh Tagame
(田亀 源五郎)
3 February 1964
(age 49)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Suihō Tagawa
(田河 水泡)
February 10, 1899 - December 12, 1989
(aged 90)
n/a n/a n/a
Akemi Takada
(高田明美)
March 31, 1955
(age 58)
n/a n/a n/a
Rie Takada
(高田 りえ)
August 10 (unknown)
  • SP Girl (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Yuzo Takada
(高田 裕三)
March 21, 1963
(age 50)
n/a n/a n/a
Nobuyuki Takagi
(高木 信孝)
February 26, 1968
(age 45)
n/a n/a n/a
Hiroshi Takahashi
(高橋 ヒロシ)
12 December 1965
(age 47)
n/a n/a n/a
Kazuki Takahashi
(高橋 和希)
October 4, 1961
(age 51)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Rumiko Takahashi
(高橋 留美子)
October 10, 1957
(age 55)
26 millions (Urusei Yatsura)[193]
25 millions (Mermaid Saga)[193]

50 millions (One-Pound Gospel)[193] 45 millions (InuYasha)[193] 23,653 copies sold (Rin-ne)[194]

n/a n/a
Shin Takahashi
(高橋 しん)
September 8, 1967
(age 45)
n/a n/a n/a
Tsutomu Takahashi
(高橋 ツトム)
September 20, 1965
(age 47)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Yoichi Takahashi
(高橋 陽一)
July 28, 1960
(age 53)
Sold over 70 million copies (Captain Tsubasa) n/a n/a
Yoshihiro Takahashi
(高橋よしひろ)
September 18, 1953
(age 59)
10,000,000 copies sold (Ginga: Nagareboshi Gin)[195] n/a n/a
Yōsuke Takahashi
(高橋 葉介)
15 March 1956
(age 57)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Ryo Takamisaki
(鷹岬 諒)
August 14, 1963
(age 50)
n/a n/a n/a
Hinako Takanaga
(高永 ひなこ)
September 16 n/a n/a n/a
Mitsuba Takanashi
(高梨 みつば)
May 27 (unknown)
  • Tenshi no Poketto (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Shizue Takanashi
(たかなししずえ)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a
Ui Takano
(高野うい)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a
Hiroshi Takashige
(たかしげ 宙)
Unknown Sold 8 million copies in Japan (Spriggan (manga))[196] n/a n/a
Misako Takashima
(Misako Rocks!)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Natsuki Takaya
(高屋 奈月)
July 7, 1973
(age 40)
More than 18 million copies (Fruits Basket)[197]

76,265 copies sold in Japan (Hoshi wa Utau)[198]

n/a n/a
Yoshiki Takaya
(高屋 良樹)
February 21, 1960
(age 53)
n/a n/a n/a
Hiroyuki Takei
(武井 宏之)
May 15, 1972
(age 41)
Sold over 22 million copies (Shaman King)[199] n/a n/a
Kentaro Takekuma
(竹熊 健太郎)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a
Keiko Takemiya
(竹宮 惠子)
February 13, 1950
(age 63)
n/a n/a n/a
Izumi Takemoto
(竹本 泉)
January 19, 1959
(age 54)
n/a n/a n/a
Mick Takeuchi
(竹内未来)
July 4 (unknown) n/a n/a n/a n/a
Naoko Takeuchi
(武内 直子)
March 15, 1967
(age 46)
Sold about one million copies (Sailor Moon)[200] n/a n/a
Takashi Takeuchi
(武内 崇)
28 August 1973
(age 39)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Tony Takezaki
(トニーたけざき)
July 15, 1963
(age 50)
  • Byakuya Shobo
n/a n/a
Namuchi Takumi
(たくみなむち)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a
Hiroyuki Tamakoshi
(玉越 博幸)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a
Ryūhei Tamura
(田村 隆平)
April 19, 1980
(age 33)
2,607,474 copies sold (Beelzebub (manga))[201] n/a n/a
Shigeru Tamura
(田村 茂)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Yumi Tamura
(田村 由美)
September 5 (unknown) Sold more than 10 million copies (7 Seeds)[202]

15,000,000 (Basara (manga))[203]

n/a n/a
Yellow Tanabe
(田辺イエロウ)
June 13 (unknown) 1,281,128 copies sold (Kekkaishi)[204] n/a n/a
Kunihiko Tanaka
(田中 久仁彦)
August 12, 1970
(age 43)
n/a n/a n/a
Masashi Tanaka
(田中政志)
June 10, 1962
(age 51)
n/a n/a n/a
Yutaka Tanaka
(田中 ユタカ)
8 September 1966
(age 46)
n/a n/a n/a
Arina Tanemura
(種村 有菜)
March 12, 1978
(age 35)
Sold 78,895 copies (The Gentlemen's Alliance Cross)[205][206][207]

54,647 copies sold (Sakura Hime: The Legend of Princess Sakura)[208]

n/a n/a
Tomoko Taniguchi
(たにぐち 智子)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a
Jirō Taniguchi
(谷口 ジロー)
August 14, 1947
(age 66)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Makoto Tateno
(立野 真琴)
23 March (unknown) n/a n/a n/a
Retsu Tateo
(館尾冽)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a
Yoshihiro Tatsumi
(辰巳 ヨシヒロ)
June 10, 1935
(age 78)
  • Seirinkogeisha
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Katsuya Terada
(寺田 克也)
December 7, 1963
(age 49)
n/a n/a n/a
Yuji Terajima
(寺嶋 裕二)
May 10, 1974
(age 39)
1,711,607 copies sold (Ace of Diamond)[209] n/a n/a
Buichi Terasawa
(寺沢 武一)
March 30, 1955
(age 58)
n/a n/a
Daisuke Terasawa
(寺沢大介)
10 June 1959
(age 54)
n/a n/a n/a
Reiko Terashima
(寺島令子)
8 September 1958
(age 54)
  • Children Play (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Yū Terashima
(寺島優)
Born 1949
  • Amaban! Kochira "Amagasa Bangumi Seisakubu" (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Takashi Teshirogi
(てしろぎ たかし)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a
Osamu Tezuka
(手塚 治虫)
1928 – 9 February 1989
(aged 60)
n/a n/a
Keiko Tobe
(戸部 けいこ)
1957 – January 28, 2010 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Yana Toboso
(枢 やな)
January 24, 1984
(age 29)
Sold a total of 1,603,197 estimated copies (Black Butler)[210] n/a n/a
Izumi Tōdō
(東堂 いづみ)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a
Yoshihiro Togashi
(冨樫 義博)
April 27, 1966
(age 47)
n/a n/a
Hari Tokeino
(時計野 はり)
February 21, 1979
(age 34)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kōichi Tokita
(ときた 洸一)
April 4, 1961
(age 52)
n/a * Mobile Fighter G Gundam n/a n/a
Masaya Tokuhiro
(徳弘正也)
March 1, 1959
(age 54)
n/a n/a n/a
Hitoshi Tomizawa
(富沢 ひとし)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a
Tono
(との)
April 13 (unknown)
  • Shima Shima Everyday (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Yoshiki Tonogai
(外海良基)
March 14 (debut) 47,323 copies (Doubt (manga))[213] n/a n/a
Miki Tori
(とり•みき)
23 February 1958
(age 55)
  • My Alien (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Akira Toriyama
(鳥山 明)
April 5, 1955
(age 58)
n/a n/a
Kei Toume
(冬目 景)
April 13, 1970
(age 43)
n/a n/a n/a
Ema Tōyama
(遠山 えま)
23 May 1981
(age 32)
17,124 copies sold (Missions of Love)[217] n/a n/a n/a
Masami Tsuda
(津田 雅美)
July 9, 1970
(age 43)
11,150,000 copies sold (Kare Kano)[218] n/a n/a
Mikiyo Tsuda
(つだみきよ)
January 10 (unknown) 19,750 copies sold (Love Stage!!)[219] n/a n/a
Yoshiharu Tsuge
(つげ 義春)
October 30, 1937
(age 75)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Yumi Tsukirino
(つきりの ゆみ)
5 January (unknown)
  • Magical Pokémon Journey (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Sakura Tsukuba
(筑波 さくら)
February 16 (unknown) n/a n/a n/a n/a
Tsunomaru
(つの丸)
27 May 1970
(age 43)
n/a n/a n/a
Kenji Tsuruta
(鶴田 謙二)
May 9, 1961
(age 52)
n/a n/a
Midorikawa Tsuyoshi
(緑川毅志)
January 12, 1985
(age 28)
  • Dream (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Shungicu Uchida
August 7, 1959
(age 54)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Hajime Ueda
Unknown n/a n/a n/a
Masashi Ueda
(植田 まさし)
Born 1947 n/a n/a n/a
Miwa Ueda
(上田 美和)
Unknown 12,000,000 (Peach Girl)[220] n/a n/a
Rinko Ueda
(上田 倫子)
September 30, 1970
(age 42)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Toshiko Ueda
August 14, 1917 – March 7, 2008
(aged 90)
  • Boku-chan (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kimiko Uehara
25 April, 1946
(age 67)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Riichi Ueshiba
September 4, 1969
(age 43)
n/a n/a n/a
U-Jin
(遊人)
June 15, 1959
(age 54)
n/a n/a
Haruto Umezawa
March 27, 1966
(age 47)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kazuo Umezu
(楳図 かずお)
August 3, 1936
(age 77)
n/a n/a n/a
Chica Umino
(羽海野 チカ)
August 30 (unknown) 1,640,891 copies sold (March Comes in Like a Lion)[221]

4,800,000 copies sold (Honey and Clover)[222]

n/a n/a
Akinobu Uraka
September 22, 1977
(age 35)
n/a n/a n/a
Naoki Urasawa
(浦沢 直樹)
January 2, 1960
(age 53)
Sold over 145,000 copies (Billy Bat)[223]

1,994,335 copies sold (20th Century Boys)[224]

n/a n/a
Yuki Urushibara
(漆原 友紀)
January 23, 1974
(age 39)
n/a n/a n/a
Satoshi Urushihara
(うるし原 智志)
February 9, 1966
(age 47)
n/a n/a
Yoshito Usui
(臼井 儀人)
April 21, 1958 - September 11, 2009
(aged 51)
60,000,000 copies sold (Crayon Shin-chan)[225] n/a n/a
Kyosuke Usuta
May 25, 1974
(age 39)
5,500,000 copies sold in Japan (Pyu to Fuku! Jaguar)[226] n/a n/a
Hiroyuki Utatane
(うたたね ひろゆき)
15 June 1966
(age 47)
  • Countdown (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Shinji Wada
April 19, 1950 – July 5, 2011
(aged 61)
n/a n/a n/a
Tamiki Wakaki
May 9, 1972
(age 41)
81,100 copies (The World God Only Knows)[227] n/a n/a
Masako Watanabe
(わたなべ まさこ)
16 May 1929
(age 84)
  • Namida no Sanbika (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Taeko Watanabe
(渡辺 多恵子)
August 29, 1960
(age 52)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Seizō Watase
15 February 1945
(age 68)
Sold over 5 million copies (Heart Cocktail)[228] n/a n/a
Yuu Watase
(渡瀬 悠宇)
March 5, 1970
(age 43)
13,800,000 (Fushigi Yûgi The Mysterious Play)[229]

95,872 copies sold (Fushigi Yûgi Genbu Kaiden)[230]

n/a n/a
Kaworu Watashiya
3 January 1972
(age 41)
42,400 copies sold (Kodomo no Jikan)[231] n/a n/a
Nobuhiro Watsuki
(和月 伸宏)
May 26, 1970
(age 43)
Sold over 55 million copies (Rurouni Kenshin)[232] n/a n/a
Yuu Yabuchi
(やぶうち 優)
1 December 1969
(age 43)
n/a n/a n/a
Kentaro Yabuki
(矢吹 健太朗)
February 4, 1980
(age 33)
Sold 12 million units (Black Cat (manga))[233] n/a
Chitose Yagami
May 18, 1969
(age 44)
n/a n/a n/a
Hiroki Yagami
(八神 ひろき)
July 7, 1967
(age 46)
n/a n/a n/a
Yu Yagami
(矢上 裕)
July 11, 1969
(age 44)
n/a n/a n/a
Norihiro Yagi
(八木 教広)
Born 1969 135,756 copied sold (Claymore (manga))[234] n/a n/a
Kou Yaginuma
February 14, 1973
(age 40)
n/a n/a n/a
Akihiro Yamada
(山田 章博)
February 10, 1957
(age 56)
n/a n/a
J-ta Yamada
January 26 (unknown) n/a n/a n/a
Keiko Yamada
(山田 圭子)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a
Murasaki Yamada
1948 - May 5, 2009
(aged 60)
  • Ai no Katachi (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Nanpei Yamada
(山田 南平)
September 2, 1972
(age 40)
  • Kumiko & Shingo Series (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Reiji Yamada
January 1, 1966
(age 47)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Ryoko Yamagishi
(山岸 凉子)
Born 1947 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Ebine Yamaji
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a
Hideo Yamamoto
(山本英夫)
June 23, 1968
(age 45)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Naoki Yamamoto
(山本 直樹)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a
Satoshi Yamamoto
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a
Sumika Yamamoto
(山本 鈴美香)
July 17, 1949
(age 64)
n/a n/a n/a
Yamato Yamamoto
March 1, 1983
(age 30)
n/a n/a n/a
Yasuhito Yamamoto
Born 1957 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Ayano Yamane
December 18 (unknown) 35,934 copies sold (Crimson Spell)[235] n/a n/a
Sharin Yamano
Born 1971 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Jūzō Yamasaki
(やまさき 十三)
June 19, 1941
(age 72)
  • Kenichi Kitami
n/a n/a n/a
Ikuto Yamashita
Born 1965 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kazumi Yamashita
August 15, 1959
(age 54)
  • Dandy and Me (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Waki Yamato
(大和 和紀)
March 13, 1948
(age 65)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Housui Yamazaki
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kimio Yanagisawa
(柳沢 きみお)
September 26, 1948
(age 64)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Takashi Yanase Unknown
  • Froebel-kan
Sold over 50 million copies (Anpanman)[236] n/a n/a
Kentarō Yano
(矢野 健太郎)
October 3, 1957
(age 55)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Yasu
(ヤス)
August 3, 1984
(age 29)
Sold over 3 million copies (Toradora!)[237] n/a n/a
Suzuhito Yasuda
(ヤスダ スズヒト)
Unknown 48,699 copies sold (Yozakura Quartet)[238] n/a n/a
Yoshikazu Yasuhiko
(安彦 良和)
December 9, 1947
(age 65)
n/a n/a
Kōichirō Yasunaga
(安永航一郎)
January 13, 1962
(age 51)
n/a n/a n/a
Chao Yat
(草日)
May 21, 1968
(age 45)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Ai Yazawa
(矢沢 あい)
March 7, 1967
(age 46)
Sold over 43,600,000 (Nana (manga))[239]

9,130,000 copies sold (Tenshi Nanka Ja Nai)[240] 5,000,000 copies sold (Paradise Kiss)[241]

n/a n/a
Nao Yazawa
(谷沢 直)
July 29 (unknown) n/a n/a n/a
Mitsuteru Yokoyama
(横山 光輝)
June 18, 1934 - April 15, 2004
(aged 69)
n/a n/a n/a
Hideyuki Yonehara
(米原秀幸)
October 2, 1967
(age 45)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Yoshihiro Yonezawa
(米澤 嘉博)
March 21, 1953 – October 1, 2006
(aged 53)
  • Sengō SF Mangashi (debut)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Akimi Yoshida
(吉田 秋生)
August 12, 1956
(age 57)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Tatsuo Yoshida
(吉田 竜夫)
March 6, 1932 – September 5, 1977
(aged 45)
n/a n/a
Miki Yoshikawa
(吉河美希)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kagami Yoshimizu
(美水 かがみ)
October 7, 1977
(age 35)
n/a n/a
Fumi Yoshinaga
(よしなが ふみ)
20 October 1971
(age 41)
Sold around 167,000 copies (Ōoku: The Inner Chambers)[244]

186,667 copies sold (Kinō Nani Tabeta?)[245]

n/a n/a
Akihito Yoshitomi
(吉富昭仁)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a
Mine Yoshizaki
(吉崎 観音)
December 2, 1971
(age 41)
n/a n/a n/a
Seimu Yoshizaki
(芳崎せいむ)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a
Wataru Yoshizumi
(吉住 渉)
June 18, 1963
(age 50)
8,540,000 copies sold (Marmalade Boy)[246] n/a n/a
Yudetamago
(ゆでたまご)
Unknown n/a n/a
Toshiki Yui
(唯 登詩樹)
Born 1956
(age 56–57)
n/a n/a n/a
Kaori Yuki
(由貴 香織里)
December 18 (unknown) Sold 14422 copies (Angel Sanctuary)[249][250][251][252][253][254][255][256][257] n/a n/a
Masami Yuki
(ゆうき まさみ)
December 19, 1957
(age 55)
n/a n/a n/a
Nobuteru Yūki
(結城 信輝 )
December 24, 1962
(age 51)
n/a n/a n/a n/a
Yukiwo
(ユキヲ)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a
Makoto Yukimura
(幸村 誠)
May 8, 1976
(age 37)
1.2 million copies (Vinland Saga (manga))[258] n/a n/a
Sumomo Yumeka
(夢花 李)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a
Tsutae Yuzu
(つたえゆず)
Unknown n/a n/a n/a

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