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GATOU Shouji  [Edit]
Associated Names
Name (in native language)
Birth Place
Shiga Prefecture, Japan
Birth Date
July 11, 1971
Last Updated
February 18th, 8:06am PST
Hi is a Japanese author from Shiga Prefecture, Japan. He is best known for the creation of the Full Metal Panic! series that included light novels, manga and anime. He is not only an author but also an anime scenarist, for example "The Day of Sagittarius" of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya and three episodes of Lucky Star.

Shoji Gatoh met with Koichi Chigira by accident when he bumped into him in Shinjuku when he was late for work. Later on, the two were shocked to meet with one another in the Gonzo Digimation office. The two later teamed up to create the Full Metal Panic! anime series.
Blood Type
Shounen(11)  Action(8)  Comedy(8)  Drama(7)  Mecha(7)  Romance(7)  Sci-fi(7)  School Life(6)  Fantasy(2)  Adventure(1)  Ecchi(1)  Slice of Life(1) 
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Series Title (Click for series info)   Genre   Year
Amagi Brilliant Park   Comedy, Ecchi, Fantasy, Romance, Shounen   2014
Amagi Brilliant Park (Novel)   Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Shounen, Slice of Life   2013
Amagi Brilliant Park? Mofu   Shounen   2014
Full Metal Panic!   Action, Comedy, Drama, Mecha, Romance, School Life, Sci-fi, Shounen   2000
Full Metal Panic! Σ   Action, Comedy, Drama, Mecha, Romance, School Life, Sci-fi, Shounen   2005
Full Metal Panic! (Novel)   Action, Comedy, Drama, Mecha, Romance, School Life, Sci-fi, Shounen   1998
Full Metal Panic! 0   Action, Drama, Mecha, Sci-fi, Shounen   2012
Full Metal Panic! Another   Action, Comedy, Drama, Mecha, Romance, School Life, Sci-fi, Shounen   2011
Full Metal Panic! Another Σ     2014
Full Metal Panic! Comic Mission   Action, Comedy, Romance, School Life, Shounen   2003
Full Metal Panic! Surplus   Action, Adventure, Drama, Mecha, Sci-fi, Shounen   2003
Ikinari! Full Metal Panic!   Action, Comedy, Drama, Mecha, School Life, Sci-fi, Shounen   2001
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