- Born in Okinawa, 1968. Blood type A. Male.
- Won the 32nd Akatsuka Award with his debut work "UNDEADMAN"
- "UNDEADMAN" and its 2 sequels appeared in Monthly Shonen Jump
Magazine, gaining readers' popularity
- His first serialization was "Angel Densetsu (Angel Legend)", a popular
comedy series which ran in Monthly Shonen Jump from 1992-2000.
- The serialization of "Claymore" began in 2001. In contrast to his
previous work (Angel Legend), "Claymore" is a grand epic saga.
- Things he likes (he said those are not his hobbies):
Comedians (like Downtown), martial art, games, driving, and hardrock for