Masashi Kishimoto

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
In this Japanese name, the family name is Kishimoto.

Masashi Kishimoto (Japanese: 岸本 斉史, Kishimoto Masashi) is a Japanese manga artist. He is best known for creating the hugely popular manga series known as Naruto. He has been drawing from a very early age. Two of his former assistants, Osamu Kajisa (Tattoo Hearts) and Yuuichi Itakura (Hand's), have also had success following their work on Naruto.

Kishimoto was born 8 November 1974 in the Katsuta county of Okayama, Japan. He has a twin-brother named, Seishi Kishimoto. They started watching Dragon Ball and Kunnikuman.