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HOSHINO Yukinobu  [Edit]
Associated Names
Name (in native language)
Birth Place
Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan
Birth Date
January 29, 1954
Last Updated
November 9th, 2:21am PST
After dropping out of Aichi Prefectural University of Fine Arts and Music, he made his professional debut when "Kotetsu no Queen" was published in Weekly Shonen Jump Extra in 1975. In the same year, he received the Tezuka Award as the best young comic creator for his Harukanaru Asa and quickly established himself as the most promising mangaka in 'hard' science-fiction manga.

His specialty is SF, but he is also interested in history; his most recent stories are concerned with ancient history and folklore.

His major works include 2001 Ya Monogatari, Yamataika, and Munakata Kyouju Denkikou.

UOTO Osamu was his assistant.

AKIMOTO Osamu is a fan of his.

His great uncle is the famous author, critic and poet ITOU Sei (伊藤整).
Blood Type
Seinen(25)  Sci-fi(18)  Drama(15)  Adventure(12)  Historical(11)  Mystery(8)  Shounen(7)  Action(6)  Mature(5)  Supernatural(5)  Comedy(3)  Horror(3)  Psychological(2)  Slice of Life(2)  Fantasy(1)  Mecha(1)  Tragedy(1) 
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Series Title (Click for series info)   Genre   Year
2001 + 5   Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mecha, Sci-fi, Seinen   2006
2001 Ya Monogatari   Drama, Sci-fi, Seinen   1984
Bem Hunter Sword   Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Seinen   1986
Blue City   Adventure, Sci-fi, Shounen   1976
Blue Hole   Adventure, Sci-fi, Seinen   1992
Blue World   Adventure, Sci-fi, Seinen   1996
Chihiki no Iwa   Adventure, Horror, Mature, Seinen   2012
Chou Koichikame   Comedy, Shounen   2006
El Alamein no Shinden   Comedy, Drama, Historical, Seinen   1998
Harukanaru Asa   Adventure, Drama, Shounen   1977
Horobishi Kemonotachi no Umi   Drama, Historical, Mystery, Seinen   1996
Hoshi o Tsugu Mono   Mystery, Sci-fi, Seinen   2011
Ivan Dejavu no Ichinichi   Mystery, Shounen, Supernatural   1988
Kamunabi   Historical, Mature, Mystery, Seinen   2001
Kodoku Experiment   Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-fi, Seinen   1999
Kubirai   Historical, Mystery, Seinen   2003
Kyojintachi no Densetsu   Adventure, Sci-fi, Shounen   1975
Manga   Action, Comedy, Historical, Mature, Sci-fi, Tragedy   1983
Mega Cross   Sci-fi, Seinen   1993
Midway   Historical, Sci-fi, Seinen   2000
Mirai kara no Hotline   Drama, Mature, Sci-fi, Seinen   2012
Mirai no Futatsu no Kao   Sci-fi, Seinen   1993
Moon Lost   Action, Drama, Mature, Sci-fi, Seinen   2003
Munakata Kyouju Denkikou   Drama, Historical, Mystery, Seinen, Slice of Life, Supernatural   1995
Munakata Kyouju Ikouroku   Drama, Historical, Mystery, Seinen, Slice of Life   2004
Rain Man   Seinen   2015
Saber Tiger   Adventure, Drama, Psychological, Sci-fi, Seinen   1981
Stardust Memories   Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Psychological, Sci-fi, Seinen   1995
Tar Trip   Action, Adventure, Mystery, Seinen   2013
Yamataika   Drama, Historical, Shounen, Supernatural   1986
Yamato no Hi   Drama, Historical, Shounen, Supernatural   1983
Youjo Densetsu   Historical, Seinen, Supernatural   1979
Zanzou   Drama, Sci-fi, Seinen   1982
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