COMIC ARTIST

Tsugumi Ohba

1950 - Today

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Tsugumi Ohba (Japanese: 大場 つぐみ, Hepburn: Ōba Tsugumi) is the pen name of a Japanese gensakusha or writer of manga, best known for authoring the Death Note manga series with illustrator Takeshi Obata from 2003 to 2006, which has 30 million collected volumes in circulation. The duo's second series Bakuman. (2008–2012), was also successful with 15 million in circulation. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tsugumi Ohba has received more than 751,596 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Tsugumi Ohba is the 18th most popular comic artist (up from 26th in 2019), the 255th most popular biography from Japan (up from 322nd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Japanese Comic Artist.

Tsugumi Ohba is most famous for being the author of the manga series Death Note.

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  • 750k

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  • 68.79

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  • 30

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  • 5.60

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.66

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among COMIC ARTISTS

Among comic artists, Tsugumi Ohba ranks 18 out of 174. Before him are Hugo Pratt, Bob Kane, Jack Kirby, Morris, Zdeněk Miler, and Steve Ditko. After him are Rumiko Takahashi, Georges Wolinski, Alan Moore, Leiji Matsumoto, Will Eisner, and Quino.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1950, Tsugumi Ohba ranks 44Before him are Julie Walters, Mark Spitz, Ma Ying-jeou, Vesna Vulović, Bjarne Stroustrup, and William H. Macy. After him are Christina Onassis, Jeffery Deaver, Jody Scheckter, Georg Bednorz, Nouri al-Maliki, and Julius Erving.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Tsugumi Ohba ranks 255 out of 5,560. Before him are Masatoshi Koshiba (1926), Emperor Ankō (401), Masanori Tokita (1925), Mōri Motonari (1497), Tamotsu Asakura (null), and Yukio Tsuda (1917). After him are Terauchi Masatake (1852), Tokugawa Yoshimune (1684), Kazuyoshi Miura (1967), Takehiko Kawanishi (1938), Tamon Yamaguchi (1892), and Rumiko Takahashi (1957).

Among COMIC ARTISTS In Japan

Among comic artists born in Japan, Tsugumi Ohba ranks 3Before him are Osamu Tezuka (1928) and Akira Toriyama (1955). After him are Rumiko Takahashi (1957), Leiji Matsumoto (1938), Go Nagai (1945), Masashi Kishimoto (1974), Eiichiro Oda (1975), Monkey Punch (1937), Shotaro Ishinomori (1938), Yoshihiro Togashi (1966), and Katsuhiro Otomo (1954).