Mitsuo Hashimoto (manga artist)

Mitsuo Hashimoto (はしもと みつお or 橋本 光男, Hashimoto Mitsuo, born 5 November 1955 in Sayama, Saitama Prefecture, Japan) is a Japanese manga artist. After winning an honorable mention at the 11th Tezuka Awards in 1976 for his work Mīnya no Negai,[1] he made his professional debut the following year in a special issue of Weekly Shōnen Jump with his work The Two Are Rivals (二人はライバル, Futari wa Raibaru). Since that time, he has published works in a variety of Shogakukan shōnen and seinen manga magazines.

Mitsuo Hashimoto
Born (1955-11-05) November 5, 1955 (age 65)
Sayama city, Saitama Prefecture, Japan
Occupationmanga artist

His definitive works include Tsukiji Uogashi Sandaime (art) and Itsumo Hōkago. Manga artist Hidenori Hara was his assistant for a time. Hashimoto was the assistant for Motoka Murakami for a time.


All works are published by Shogakukan unless otherwise indicated.


  1. ^ 手塚賞・赤塚賞 歴代受賞者リスト (in Japanese). 2005-01-12. Archived from the original on 2008-04-25. Retrieved 2009-03-25.