Yoshiki Takaya

Yoshiki Takaya (Japanese: 高屋 良樹, Hepburn: Takaya Yoshiki, born February 21, 1960) is a Japanese manga artist best known for creating the manga Guyver, which has been adapted into multiple anime features as well as live action films. Guyver was serialized in Monthly Shōnen Captain (published by Tokuma Shoten) for the lifetime of the magazine from February 18, 1985 to 1997. When Captain was cancelled, the manga moved to Shōnen Ace, published by Kadokawa Shoten, who also reprinted the collected volumes from the beginning. There are 32 tankōbon available.

Yoshiki Takaya
Born (1960-02-21) February 21, 1960 (age 60)
Other namesMoriwo Chimi
OccupationManga artist
Known forBio Booster Armor Guyver

Takaya however, began as a hentai manga artist under the pen name Moriwo Chimi (ちみもりを, Chimi Moriwo), with several works printed in the adult manga magazine Lemon People, published by Kubo Shoten.[citation needed] The best known of these is Hades Project Zeorymer, which was adapted as a four episode original video animation by AIC. He also had stories published in the manga anthology series Petit Apple Pie under this pen name.[citation needed]


As Moriwo ChimiEdit

  • Project Zeorymer (冥王計画ゼオライマー), in Lemon People; October 1983 to November 1984, in Monthly Comic Ryū, June 2007 to August 2007
  • Ta-ta-ka-e Otō-san (た·た·か·え お父さん!!), in Lemon People, May 1984
  • ALEF, in Lemon People, February 1985
  • Cross Fire (クロス·ファイア), single volume, April 1985 ISBN 4-7659-0214-5, republished 1990-07-10 ISBN 4-7659-0280-3
  • Kokoro no Yami ni Ai no Uzu (心の闇に愛の渦), in Lemon People, July 1986

As Yoshiki TakayaEdit

  • Kyōshoku Sōkō Guyver (強殖装甲ガイバー), in Shōnen Captain, 1985-02-18 to February 1997, resumed in Shōnen Ace