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TANAKA Yoshiki (田中芳樹)  [Edit]
     
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田中美樹
 
Name (in native language)
田中芳樹
 
Birth Place
Hondo (now part of Amakusa), Kumamoto, Japan
 
Birth Date
October 22, 1952
 
Zodiac
Libra
 
Last Updated
March 9th, 5:37pm PST
 
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His birth name is: Yoshiki (美樹) Tanaka (田中)
Dr. Yoshiki Tanaka (田中 芳樹 Tanaka Yoshiki, born October 22, 1952) is a Japanese novelist. He was born in Kumamoto Prefecture and took his doctorate degree in Japanese Language and Literature in the Graduate School of Gakushūin University in Tokyo.

His major works include the fantasy novel series Arslan Senki (アルスラーン戦記), also known as The Heroic Legend of Arslan, and the sci-fi space opera novel series entitled Ginga eiyū densetsu (銀河英雄伝説), also known as Legend of the Galactic Heroes, both of which were adapted as anime and manga. His fantasy works also include the novel series Sohryuden: Legend of the Dragon Kings (創竜伝) that was also adapted as anime.

Tanaka is an avid fan of the Chinese history and writing some novels set in China. He also published two arranged-translations of Chinese literature: "Sui Tang Yanyi" (隋唐演義, "Stories of Sui and Tang Dynasties") and "Shuo Yue Quan Zhuan" (說岳全傳, "Telling the Complete Biography of Yue Fei") as "Gakuhi-den" (岳飛伝, "The Story of Yue Fei").
 
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Gender
Male
 
Genres
Action(16)  Drama(15)  Seinen(10)  Adventure(9)  Mystery(8)  Supernatural(7)  Fantasy(5)  Shounen(5)  Sci-fi(4)  Romance(3)  Comedy(2)  Psychological(2)  Shoujo(2)  Gender Bender(1)  Historical(1)  Josei(1) 
 
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Series Title (Click for series info)   Genre   Year
Ambition Waltz   Drama, Sci-fi   2000
Appufueruranto Monogatari   Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Seinen   1993
Arslan Senki   Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Shoujo   1991
Arslan Senki (ARAKAWA Hiromu)   Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Shounen   2013
Arslan Senki (Novel)   Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy   1986
Carpathia Kisoukyoku     1995
Flawless - Yakushiji Ryouko no Kaiki Jikenbo Illustration Shuu   Seinen   2006
Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu   Action, Adventure, Drama, Psychological, Sci-fi, Shounen   1995
Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu - Eiyuu-tachi no Shouzou   Action, Adventure, Drama, Psychological, Sci-fi, Seinen   2007
Kaze yo, Banri o Kake yo   Adventure, Drama, Gender Bender, Historical, Romance, Shoujo   1998
Klan   Action, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Seinen, Supernatural   2010
Natsu no Majutsu   Action, Shounen   2007
Souryuuden   Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Shounen   2004
Souryuuden Gengashuu (Novel)   Action, Drama, Fantasy, Supernatural   1994
SP - Yakushiji Ryouko no Kaiki Jikenbo Tanpenshuu   Action, Drama, Mystery, Seinen, Supernatural   2008
Tytania   Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-fi, Shounen   2008
Wedding Dress ni Akai Bara   Action, Comedy, Josei, Romance   1995
Yakushiji Ryouko no Kaiki Jikenbo   Action, Drama, Mystery, Seinen, Supernatural   2004
Yakushiji Ryouko no Kaiki Jikenbo - Joou Heika no Manekineko   Action, Mystery, Seinen, Supernatural   2012
Yakushiji Ryouko no Kaiki Jikenbo - Kiri no Houmonsha   Action, Drama, Mystery, Seinen, Supernatural   2009
Yakushiji Ryouko no Kaiki Jikenbo - Makyou no Joou Heika   Mystery, Seinen   --
Yakushiji Ryouko no Kaiki Jikenbo - Suiyoubi ni Goyoujin   Action, Drama, Mystery, Seinen, Supernatural   2010
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