COMIC ARTIST

Shotaro Ishinomori

1938 - 1998

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Shotaro Ishinomori (石ノ森 章太郎, Ishinomori Shōtarō, 25 January 1938 – 28 January 1998) was a Japanese manga artist who became an influential figure in manga, anime, and tokusatsu, creating several immensely popular long-running series such as Cyborg 009, the Super Sentai series (later adapted into the Power Rangers series), and the Kamen Rider series. He was twice awarded by the Shogakukan Manga Awards, in 1968 for Sabu to Ichi Torimono Hikae and in 1988 for Hotel and Manga Nihon Keizai Nyumon. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shotaro Ishinomori has received more than 620,478 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Shotaro Ishinomori is the 41st most popular comic artist (up from 42nd in 2019), the 539th most popular biography from Japan (down from 508th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Japanese Comic Artist.

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Among COMIC ARTISTS

Among comic artists, Shotaro Ishinomori ranks 41 out of 226Before him are Winsor McCay, Katsuhiro Otomo, Shigeru Mizuki, Will Eisner, Philippe Honoré, and Caran d'Ache. After him are Guillermo Mordillo, Gosho Aoyama, Charles Addams, Bill Finger, Monkey Punch, and Masashi Kishimoto.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1938, Shotaro Ishinomori ranks 133Before him are Marien Ngouabi, Hermann Nitsch, Benjamin Mkapa, Yuri Temirkanov, Anne Perry, and Vasyl Stus. After him are Karel Svoboda, Patrick Bauchau, Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallahi, Jan Assmann, Nayef Hawatmeh, and Paul Andreu. Among people deceased in 1998, Shotaro Ishinomori ranks 76Before him are Frithjof Schuon, Lucio Battisti, Momoko Kōchi, Ted Hughes, Remo Giazotto, and Vladimir Demikhov. After him are Don Taylor, Zbigniew Herbert, Efim Geller, César Baldaccini, László Szabó, and Maureen O'Sullivan.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Shotaro Ishinomori ranks 539 out of 6,245Before him are Emperor Junnin (733), Jiro Miyake (1900), Tomohiko Ikoma (1932), Tsukasa Hosaka (1937), Hiranuma Kiichirō (1867), and Yoshio Nishina (1890). After him are Chōsokabe Motochika (1539), Arawa Kimura (1931), Kunihiko Kodaira (1915), Shumpei Inoue (null), Emperor Go-Murakami (1328), and Yuriko, Princess Mikasa (1923).

Among COMIC ARTISTS In Japan

Among comic artists born in Japan, Shotaro Ishinomori ranks 14Before him are Naoki Urasawa (1960), Go Nagai (1945), Yoshihiro Togashi (1966), Hirohiko Araki (1960), Katsuhiro Otomo (1954), and Shigeru Mizuki (1922). After him are Gosho Aoyama (1963), Monkey Punch (1937), Masashi Kishimoto (1974), Riyoko Ikeda (1947), Naoko Takeuchi (1967), and Masami Kurumada (1953).