Akira Amano

Akira Amano (天野 明, Amano Akira, born 1973) is a Japanese mangaka known for the shōnen series Reborn!.

Akira Amano
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Akira Amano
天野 明

OccupationManga artist
Known forReborn!

Early versions of Reborn! were published in seinen manga magazines. In late 2003, the series, a stand-alone short story at the time, was published in the Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine. After the success of the short story, the series began serialization in the magazine in mid-2004.[1] Since then, the manga has been adapted into an anime,[2] as well as five light novels[3][4] and several video games. On Nikkei Entertainment's list of most successful manga artists she ranked 12th.[5]



  1. ^ "Viz Profiles - Akira Amano". VIZ Media. Archived from the original on 17 July 2011. Retrieved 7 August 2008.
  2. ^ "Reborn as Anime". Anime News Network. 3 August 2006. Archived from the original on 14 September 2008. Retrieved 7 August 2008.
  3. ^ "家庭教師ヒットマンREBORN!|BOOKNAVI|集英社" (in Japanese). Shueisha. Retrieved 7 August 2008.
  4. ^ "家庭教師ヒットマンREBORN!隠し弾2 X-炎 |BOOKNAVI|集英社" (in Japanese). Shueisha. Retrieved 7 August 2008.
  5. ^ Top 50 Manga Creators by Sales Since 2010
  6. ^ http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2013-02-02/reborn-akira-amano-previews-1-shot-manga

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