Thursday, April 17, 2014

Best Manga/Anime Author

(from fasttopten.com)


15
Kazuki Nakashima
by Prairie - 5/26/2013 08:30 PM Score: 57 %

14
Gosho Aoyama
by Prairie - 5/26/2013 08:59 PM Score: 59 %

13
Reki Kawahara
by Prairie - 5/26/2013 08:33 PM Score: 59 %

12
Tsugumi Ohba
by Prairie - 5/26/2013 08:43 PM Score: 59 %

11
Hajime Isayama
by Prairie - 5/26/2013 08:14 PM Score: 61 %

10
Akira Amano
by Prairie - 5/26/2013 08:53 PM Score: 62 %

Akira Amano is a female Japanese manga artist known for the shōnen manga series Reborn!. Early versions of Reborn! were published in seinen manga magazines.

9
Yoshihiro Togashi
by Prairie - 6/5/2013 10:48 PM Score: 63 %

Show: Hunter x Hunter

Yoshihiro Togashi is a Japanese manga artist. He began drawing manga at an early age; while he attended college, the publisher Shueisha recognized his talent. He is perhaps best known for writing and illustrating the YuYu Hakusho and Hunter × Hunter series.

8
Tite Kubo
by Prairie - 5/26/2013 08:10 PM Score: 64 %

Show: Bleach

Noriaki Kubo, known by his pen name Tite Kubo, is a Japanese manga artist. His most significant work is the manga series Bleach.

7
Masashi Kishimoto
by Prairie - 5/26/2013 08:08 PM Score: 65 %

Show: Naruto

Masashi Kishimoto is a Japanese manga artist, well known for creating the manga series Naruto. A reader of manga ever since a young age, Kishimoto showed a desire to write his own manga, citing authors Akira Toriyama and Katsuhiro Otomo as his main inspirations.

6
Jun Maeda
by Prairie - 5/26/2013 08:50 PM Score: 65 %

Show: Angel Beats

Jun Maeda is a Japanese writer working for the software company Key; he has majorly contributed as a scenario writer, lyricist, and musical composer for the visual novels the company produces.

5
Akira Toriyama
by Prairie - 5/26/2013 08:39 PM Score: 66 %

Show: Dragon Ball

Akira Toriyama is a Japanese manga artist and game artist best known for his manga series Dr. Slump and Dragon Ball, as well as character designer for the Dragon Quest video games.

4
Hiromu Arakawa
by Prairie - 5/26/2013 08:48 PM Score: 67 %

Show: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

Hiromu Arakawa is a Japanese manga artist from Hokkaidō. She is best known for the manga Fullmetal Alchemist, which became a hit both domestically and internationally, and was later adapted into two anime television series.

3
Hiro Mashima
by Prairie - 5/26/2013 08:19 PM Score: 67 %

Show: Fairy Tail

Hiro Mashima is a Japanese manga artist. His first success was the fantasy manga Rave, published by Kodansha's Weekly Shonen Magazine, from 1999 to 2005. The series was later adapted into an anime.

2
Ichirō Ōkouchi
by Prairie - 5/26/2013 08:22 PM Score: 69 %

Show: Code Geass

Ichirō Ōkouchi is a Japanese screenwriter and novelist. He is a graduate of Waseda University, School of Human Sciences.

1
Eiichiro Oda
by Prairie - 5/26/2013 08:12 PM Score: 79 %

Show: One Piece

Eiichiro Oda is a Japanese manga artist, best known for his manga series One Piece. Having sold over 280 million copies worldwide, One Piece is the highest-selling manga series. It was adapted into a successful anime series


*Blogger's note: I checked more recent sources and unless someone has information I have not seen, this is still accurate even though the date is almost a year old.