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ISHINOMORI Shotaro  [Edit]
Associated Names
ISHIMORI Shoutarou
Name (in native language)
Birth Place
Tome, Miyagi, Japan
Birth Date
January 25, 1938
Last Updated
November 14th, 3:05pm PST
Real name Onodera Shotaro. Was known as Ishimori Shotaro before 1986.

Ishinomori Shotaro made his manga debut in 1955 while still in high school. He created Cyborg 009 in 1963. Ishinomori's most well-known creation is Kamen Rider AKA Masked Rider. Ishinomori was nicknamed the 'King of Manga' and is considered one of the pioneers of modern manga. He was also one of the most productive creators, producing over 120,000 pages of artwork in thirty years. It's rumored that he drew over 500 pages in one month!

He passed away in 1998.

He also has a son, Jo Onodera.

He was once the assistant of TEZUKA Osamu and roomates with AKATSUKA Fujio.
Blood Type
Action(42)  Sci-fi(42)  Shounen(34)  Adventure(32)  Seinen(21)  Drama(19)  Mystery(15)  Comedy(12)  Supernatural(12)  Horror(11)  Historical(8)  Fantasy(6)  Mecha(4)  Slice of Life(4)  Tragedy(4)  Psychological(3)  Romance(3)  Mature(2)  Shoujo(2)  Adult(1)  Ecchi(1)  Martial Arts(1)  Sports(1) 
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Series Title (Click for series info)   Genre   Year
009 no 1   Action, Sci-fi, Seinen   1967
009 Re:Cyborg   Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-fi, Seinen, Supernatural   2012
Agartha (ISHINOMORI Shoutarou)     1976
Akai Tonakai     1966
Akanbee Tenshi     1968
Android V   Action, Adventure, Sci-fi   1965
Aoi Tsuki no Yoru     1976
Baiyaku Kakebachou Kuzuryu   Seinen   --
Banchou Wakusei   Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Shounen   1975
Biidoro no Toki   Shounen   1978
Blue Zone   Mystery, Sci-fi, Shounen, Supernatural   1968
Bon Bon   Comedy   1965
CM Yarou   Comedy   1971
Cyborg 009   Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-fi, Shounen   1964
Cyborg 009 (Hen)   Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Shounen   2009
Cyborg 009 - Kanketsu Hen Conclusion - God's War   Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-fi, Shounen   2012
Cyborg 009 Journey - Setting Off   Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Shounen   2012
Dog World   Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi   1998
Donkikko   Comedy, Shounen   1967
Emiko Story     1976
Furingaku Nyuumon     --
Ganbare Robocon   Comedy, Mecha, Sci-fi, Shounen, Slice of Life   1975
Gekiga Kachikujin Yapoo   Adult, Horror, Mature, Sci-fi, Seinen   1970
Genma Taisen   Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Shounen, Supernatural   1967
Genma Taisen - Rebirth   Shounen   2014
Genma Taisen - Shinwa Zenya no Shou   Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-fi, Seinen, Supernatural   1979
Genshi Shounen Ryuu   Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Shounen   1971
George George     1976
Gilgamesh   Sci-fi, Seinen, Supernatural   1975
Golf Chou Shinrigaku Kouza   Sports   1986
GR Number 5   Sci-fi   1975
Green Glass   Comedy, Mystery, Sci-fi, Shounen   1983
Happyakuyachou Hyouri Kewaishi   Drama, Historical, Romance, Seinen, Slice of Life   1983
Henshin Ninja Arashi   Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Historical, Shounen   1972
Henshin Ninja Arashi Shadow Storm     2013
Himitsu Sentai Goranger   Action, Adventure, Shounen   1975
Hokusai   Historical   1987
Hoshi no Ko Chobin   Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Shounen, Supernatural   1974
Hotel (ISHIMORI Shoutarou Pro)     2007
Hotel (ISHINOMORI Shotaro)   Seinen, Slice of Life   1985
Inazuman   Action, Sci-fi, Shounen, Supernatural   1973
Inazuman VS Kikaider   Action, Adventure, Mecha, Sci-fi, Supernatural   2005
Jinzouningen Kikaider   Action, Comedy, Drama, Mecha, Romance, Sci-fi, Tragedy   1972
Jun - Shotaro no Fantasy World   Drama, Fantasy, Psychological, Romance   1967
Kaijin Doumei   Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Sci-fi   1967
Kaiketsu Harimao   Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Shounen   1960
Kaiki Hunter     1971
Kamen Rider   Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-fi, Shounen, Tragedy   1971
Kamen Rider - Hibiki to 7-nin no Senki   Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Seinen   2005
Kamen Rider Amazon     1999
Kamen Rider Battle Gaien - Shin Ganbaride Raita - Fourze Hen   Shounen   2012
Kamen Rider Black   Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-fi, Shounen, Supernatural   1987
Kamen Rider Kuuga   Action, Seinen   --
Kamen Rider Ryuuki - 13 Riders the Comic   Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Seinen   2003
Kamen Rider SD - Shippuu Densetsu     2004
Kamen Rider Spirits   Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Seinen   2001
Kamen Rider Spirits - Uketsugareru Tamashii     2002
Kamen Rider Stronger     1975
Kamen Rider ZO   Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-fi, Shounen   1999
Kamen Rider ZX     2004
Kaze no Suzu     --
Kesshisen 7-nin Rider     2001
Kijin Club     1968
Kikaider 02   Action, Adventure, Drama, Mature, Sci-fi, Shounen   2001
Kin Naru Yatsura     1968
Kuro Daikoku   Comedy, Seinen, Slice of Life   1986
Kuroi Kaze     1966
Mezzon Z     1966
Miyamoto Musashi (ISHINOMORI Shotaro)   Action, Drama, Historical, Martial Arts, Shounen   1971
Mutant Sabu   Action, Adventure, Shounen, Supernatural   1961
Nagareboshi Gojuusantsugi   Historical   1973
Nanatsume Kozou   Comedy, Horror, Mystery   1988
Nawa to Ishi - Sabu to Ichi Torimono Hikae     1967
Niichan Sensha     1976
Omiya-san   Drama, Mystery, Seinen   1983
Otona na Ishi no Mori     --
Robot Keiji   Action, Adventure, Drama, Mecha, Mystery, Sci-fi, Shounen, Tragedy   1973
Ryuu no Michi   Action, Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Psychological, Sci-fi, Shounen, Supernatural   1970
Ryuujin Numa   Drama, Shoujo   1967
Sabu to Ichi Torimonohikae   Action, Drama, Historical, Mystery, Seinen   1966
Sandarabocchi   Drama, Historical, Seinen   1975
Sarutobi Ecchan   Comedy, Fantasy, Shoujo   1964
Sea Jetter Kaito     --
Shin Kamen Rider   Action, Mystery, Sci-fi, Tragedy   --
Shin Kamen Rider Spirits   Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Shounen   2009
Shin Kuroi Kaze     1968
Shin Omiya-san   Seinen   2010
Shounen Doumei   Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Shounen   1962
Skull Man   Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-fi, Shounen   1970
Skull Man (MEIMU)   Action, Sci-fi, Seinen   2007
Skull Man (SHIMAMOTO Kazuhiko)   Action, Drama, Horror, Psychological, Sci-fi, Seinen   1998
Suki! Suki!! Majo Sensei     1981
Tarao Bannai   Mystery, Shounen   1977
Terebi Kozou     1967
Tetsumen Cross   Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-fi   1974
Tetsumen Tantei Gen   Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-fi, Shounen   1975
The Ninja   Action, Drama, Seinen   1989
The Starbow     1978
The Ukiyo   Historical, Seinen   2002
Toki no Karyuudo (ISHINOMORI Shoutarou)     1973
Toki o Suberu     1995
Tonari no Tamageta-kun     1968
Uchuu Tetsujin Kyodain   Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-fi   1976
Vampire (ISHINOMORI Shotaro)   Comedy, Ecchi, Horror, Supernatural   1981
Warukaroo   Shounen   1976
Wild Cat     1969
Wild Cat (AMAMIYA Jun)     2010
Yami no Kaze     1970
Yuureisen   Adventure, Mystery, Sci-fi, Shounen   1960
Zelda no Densetsu - Kamigami no Triforce ( ISHINOMORI Shotaro)   Action, Adventure, Fantasy   1992
Zero Zero Shirei     1977
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