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 374,252 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Shotaro Ishinomori is the 41st most popular comic artist (down from 35th in 2019), the 585th most popular biography from Japan (down from 530th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Japanese Comic Artist.

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Among COMIC ARTISTS

Among comic artists, Shotaro Ishinomori ranks 41 out of 174Before him are Saul Steinberg, Eiichiro Oda, Monkey Punch, Cabu, Émile Cohl, and Charles M. Schulz. After him are Yoshihiro Togashi, Katsuhiro Otomo, Hirohiko Araki, Shigeru Mizuki, Claire Bretécher, and E. C. Segar.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1938, Shotaro Ishinomori ranks 135Before him are Larry Scott, Keith O'Brien, Jean-Loup Chrétien, Moshoeshoe II of Lesotho, Arsen Dedić, and David Lane. After him are Paul Andreu, William B. Davis, Lill-Babs, Oleg Gordievsky, Félix Mourinho, and Anne Perry. Among people deceased in 1998, Shotaro Ishinomori ranks 79Before him are Florence Griffith Joyner, Bruno Munari, Adem Jashari, Hans von Ohain, César Baldaccini, and Efim Geller. After him are Shinichi Suzuki, Momoko Kōchi, John Derek, Aymoré Moreira, Marie-Louise Meilleur, and Lucio Battisti.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Shotaro Ishinomori ranks 585 out of 5,560Before him are Emperor Takakura (1161), Ankō Itosu (1831), Tokugawa Ieharu (1737), Hideaki Anno (1960), Sessue Hayakawa (1886), and Nitobe Inazō (1862). After him are Yasutaka Tsutsui (1934), Shinichi Suzuki (1898), Emperor Murakami (926), Kinji Fukasaku (1930), Hajime Sugiyama (1880), and Yamamoto Kansuke (1493).

Among COMIC ARTISTS In Japan

Among comic artists born in Japan, Shotaro Ishinomori ranks 10Before him are Rumiko Takahashi (1957), Leiji Matsumoto (1938), Go Nagai (1945), Masashi Kishimoto (1974), Eiichiro Oda (1975), and Monkey Punch (1937). After him are Yoshihiro Togashi (1966), Katsuhiro Otomo (1954), Hirohiko Araki (1960), Shigeru Mizuki (1922), Naoki Urasawa (1960), and Riyoko Ikeda (1947).