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Shimpei Itoh

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Name  Shimpei Itoh

Role  Artist

Shimpei Itoh (伊藤 伸平, Itō Shinpei, born June 17, 1960 in Saitama Prefecture, Japan) is a Japanese manga artist. His best-known works include Moldiver and Hyper Doll. He recently began a new series, Taishō Baseball Girls, based on the light novels by Atsushi Kagurazaka.

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Itoh's works are characterized by fight teams, idol stars, military action, and science fiction laced with inside jokes based on otaku culture. He also tends to include a lot of explosions, handgun fights, and gritty action scenes.


  • Apple Cinderella (1987, 1 volume), Shogakukan
  • Ayame ni Oteage! (1987–1988), Shogakukan
  • Tokyo Bakuhatsu Musume (1992, 1 volume), Fujimi Shobo
  • Moldiver (1993–1994, 3 volumes), Tokuma Shoten
  • Rakushō! Hyper Doll (1995–1997, 5 volumes), Tokuma Shoten
  • Nemesis no Tsurugi (1996, 1 volume), Hakusensha
  • Angel Attack (1998, 2 volumes), Hakusensha
  • Angel Heart (1998, 1 volume), Hakusensha
  • Haruka Refrain (1998, 1 volume), Hakusensha
  • Tokyo Bakuhatsu Musume (1998, 2 volumes), Kadokawa Shoten
  • Shōjo Tantei (1999, 1 volume), Tokuma Shoten
  • Suteki na Lovely Boy (2001, 1 volume), Shonengahosha
  • Mazinger Anthology (2002, 1 volume), Futabasha
  • Angel Heart: Shinseiki Sailor-fuku Densetsu (2002, 1 volume), Noir Shuppan
  • Eien no Grace (2002, 1 volume), Shonengahosha
  • Cutie Honey aGoGo! (2005–2007, 2 volumes), Kadokawa Shoten/Tokuma Shoten, based on the works by Go Nagai
  • Nihon Furusato Chibatsu (2006, 1 volume), Tokuma Shoten
  • Ko wa Kasugai Amanatto (2008, 1 volume), Tokuma Shoten
  • Taishō Baseball Girls (2008-current), Tokuma Shoten, based on the light novels by Atsushi Kagurazaka
  • Sources:


    Shimpei Itoh Wikipedia

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