Yukito Kishiro

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Yukito Kishiro
木城 ゆきと
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Born (1967-03-20) March 20, 1967 (age 52)
Ōta, Tokyo
Area(s)Manga artist
Notable works
Battle Angel Alita

Yukito Kishiro (木城 ゆきと, Kishiro Yukito) is a Japanese manga artist born in Tokyo in 1967 and raised in Chiba. As a teenager he was influenced by the mecha anime Armored Trooper Votoms and Mobile Suit Gundam, in particular the designs of Yoshikazu Yasuhiko, as well as the works of manga artist Rumiko Takahashi.[1] He began his career at age 17, with his debut manga, Space Oddity, in the Weekly Shonen Sunday.[2] He is best known for Battle Angel Alita.



  1. ^ "A long interview with Yukito Kishiro (1993)". Animerica Magazine.
  2. ^ "MNS Exclusive Interview: Battle Angel (GUNNM) Creator Yukito Kishiro". Anime News service. 2005.

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