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Motofumi Kobayashi 小林源文
Born (1951-01-28) January 28, 1951 (age 66)
Fukushima Prefecture
Nationality Japanese
Area(s) Artist
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Motofumi Kobayashi (小林 源文?, Kobayashi Motofumi, born January 28, 1951 in Fukushima Prefecture) is a Japanese manga artist. His works include military comics such as Panzergrenadier (装甲擲弾兵), Warrior in Flames -Jochen Peiper (炎の騎士 ヨーヘン・パイパー戦記) & Unternehmen Blau (ブラウ作戦).

WorksEdit

Works about World War II:

  • The Black Knight Story (黒騎士物語), 1985
  • Panzer Vor! (パンツァーフォー!), 1986
  • Panzergrenadier (装甲擲弾兵), 1987
  • Panzer Krieg (パンツァークリーク), 1988
  • Death of the Steel (鋼鉄の死神), 1989 - The biography of Michael Wittmann.
  • Warrior in Flames - Jochen Peiper (炎の騎士 ヨーヘン・パイパー戦記), 1990 - The biography of Jochen Peiper.
  • Kampfgruppe Zbv (カンプグルッペZbv), 1993
  • Happy Tiger (ハッピータイガー), 1993
  • Japanisch Frw. Bataillon der Waffen SS (東亜総統特務隊), 1995. - 'Japanese foreign legion of the Waffen-SS.' It's a comedy.
  • Unternehmen Barbarossa (バルバロッサ作戦), 2001. - Operation Barbarossa
  • Unternehmen Taifun (タイフーン作戦), 2002. - Operation Typhoon
  • Unternehmen Blau (ブラウ作戦), 2003. - Operation Blue
  • Unternehmen Zitadelle (ツィタデル作戦), 2005. - Operation Zitadelle
  • Deutschland Afrika Korps (アフリカ軍団), 2006. - Afrika Korps and the biography of Erwin Rommel.
  • Samland 1945 (ザームラント1945), 2007. - Battle of Sambia.

Works about the Vietnam War:

  • Apocalypse Meow (Cat Shit One/キャットシットワン), 1998
  • Vietnam War (ヴェトナムウォー), 1999

Alternate History:

  • World War III (第3次世界大戦), 1988
  • Battle over Hokkaidō (バトルオーバー北海道), 1989 - Set in 1995, Soviet hardliners assassinate Mikhail Gorbachev and launch a war against NATO and Japan. In the Far East, the Soviet military fights the JSDF in a battle over control of Hokkaidō.
  • Raid on Tokyo/Tokyo Wars (トウキョウウォーズ), 1991 - This is a story of the JSDF fighting against the Soviet Army in Tokyo and Niigata.
  • Korean War II (第2次朝鮮戦争 ユギオII), 1996
  • Samurai Soldier (サムライ・ソルジャー), 1999
  • Omega 7 (オメガ7), 2002
  • Omega J (オメガJ), 2003

Science Fiction:

  • Gatse (ワンマン・アーミー ゲイツ), 1987
  • The Time Troopers (タイム・トルーパー), 1989
  • HYDT (士官候補生ハイト), 1989

American Comic Books:

Video games:

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