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TANAKA Yoshiki (田中芳樹)    [Edit]
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Associated Names
Танака Ёсики
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
August 17th 2023, 8:12pm

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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" ).

Not to be confused with TANAKA Yoshiki (田中克樹), a younger mangaka with the same romanized name.

Blood Type
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Gender
Male

Genres
Action(24)  Drama(22)  Adventure(14)  Seinen(13)  Mystery(8)  Sci-fi(8)  Supernatural(7)  Shoujo(6)  Fantasy(5)  Historical(5)  Psychological(5)  Shounen(5)  Romance(4)  Comedy(3)  Tragedy(3)  Gender Bender(2)  Mature(2)  Josei(1) 

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Series Title (Click for series info)
Genre
Drama, Sci-fi
2000
Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Seinen
1989
Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Shoujo
1991
Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Shounen
2013
Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Tragedy
1986
Action, Drama, Historical, Romance, Shoujo
2023
1995
Seinen
2006
Action, Adventure, Drama, Psychological, Sci-fi, Shounen
1986
Action, Adventure, Drama, Mature, Psychological, Sci-fi, Seinen, Tragedy
2015
Action, Adventure, Drama, Psychological, Sci-fi, Tragedy
1982
Action, Adventure, Drama, Psychological, Sci-fi, Seinen
2006
Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-fi, Shoujo
1986
Adventure, Drama, Gender Bender, Historical, Romance, Shoujo
1998
Action, Drama, Gender Bender, Historical, Shoujo
2016
Action, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Seinen, Supernatural
2010
Action, Drama, Psychological, Sci-fi, Seinen
2017
Action, Shounen
2007
Action, Adventure, Historical
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Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Shounen
2004
Action, Drama, Fantasy, Shoujo, Supernatural
1994
Action, Drama, Mystery, Seinen, Supernatural
2008
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Historical, Mature, Seinen
2016
Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-fi, Shounen
2008
Action, Comedy, Josei, Romance
1995
Action, Drama, Mystery, Seinen, Supernatural
2004
Action, Mystery, Seinen, Supernatural
2012
Action, Drama, Mystery, Seinen, Supernatural
2009
Mystery, Seinen
2012
Action, Drama, Mystery, Seinen, Supernatural
2010
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