Comic book and manga ghost writer who is best recognized for his series' Death Note and Bakuman. He has been nominated for several awards for his writing including the Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize award abd tge Manda Taisho award.
He first released the series Death Note in 2003. He followed the series with Bakuman in 2008 and in 2014 he helped release Skip! Yamada-kun.
He is known for having won the Eagle Award for Favorite Manga for his work on the Death Note series.
He was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan while most else about him including his real name remains secret.
He collaborated with artist Takeshi Obata on the series Death Note.