Tite Kubo

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Birthday
26, 1977
Birthplace
Fuchu, Japan
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
26, 1977 (age 41)
Birthplace
Fuchu, Japan

About

Manga artist whose popular series Bleach sold upwards of 78 million copies by 2012 and spanned more than 556 chapters by the end of 2013.

Before Fame

His decision to pursue manga art came after reading Saint Seiya when he was 17; he broke through with "Ultra Unholy Hearted Machine" for Weekly Shōnen Jump in 1996.

Trivia

His "Bleach" series was translated into a film franchise and "Bleach B-Station," a radio program, on which he made an appearance in the 112th episode.

Family Life

His family was residing in Hiroshima Prefecture when he was born. He got married in December 2012.

Associated With

He was heavily influenced by Gegege no Kitaro, which was the work of Shigeru Mizuki.