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Mitsuteru Yokoyama (1934–2004)

Mistuteru Yokoyama was born on June 18, 1934 in Kobe city, Hyogo prefecture, Japan. As a boy he loved reading magazine novels and comics. He got his first inspiration to draw comics after reading Osamu Tezuka's comic the "Metropolis". In his own words, Tezuka's ability to write interesting stories, his graceful lines, and the fact that they were ... See full bio »

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(age 69) in Tokyo, Japan

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Known For

Mahô tsukai Sarî
(1966-1968)
Tetsujin 28
Tetsujin 28 Writer
(2004)

Filmography

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 2005 Tetsujin 28 (creator)
  Tetsujin 28 (TV Series) (manga - 26 episodes, 2004) (comic - 2 episodes, 2004)
- Tsumi to batsu (2004) ... (comic) / (manga)
- Kurobe no kiki (2004) ... (manga)
- Ikiteita Shikishima (2004) ... (manga)
- Sabakareru Tetsujin (2004) ... (manga)
- Bôsô no hate ni... (2004) ... (manga)
 2002-2003 Shinseikiden Mâzu (TV Series) (manga - 13 episodes)
- Saraba chikyû yo (2003) ... (manga)
- Chikyû kikiippatsu (2003) ... (manga)
- Tôkyô kuraishisu! (2003) ... (manga)
- Jigoku kara jigoku e (2003) ... (manga)
 2001 Babel II: Beyond Infinity (TV Series) (manga - 13 episodes)
- Gosennen no negai (2001) ... (manga)
- Hôkai! Baberu no tô (2001) ... (manga)
- Jashin fukkatsu (2001) ... (manga)
- Mitsurin no akuma (2001) ... (manga)
- Kindan no saishû heiki (2001) ... (manga)
 2001 Red Shadow: Akakage (creator)
 1992 Babel II: Perfect Collection (Video short) (comic)
 1991 Giant Robo: The Animation (Video) (comic)
 1991 Mitsuteru yokoyama's sangokushi (TV Series) (comic)
 1989 Sally, the Witch (TV Series) (comic - as Mitseru Yokoyama)
 1980-1981 The New Adventures of Gigantor (TV Series) (comic - 51 episodes)
- The Sun That Never Shines (1981) ... (comic)
- The Friend Turned Enemy (1981) ... (comic)
- The Battle to Save the Earth (1981) ... (comic)
- The Space Fortress (1981) ... (comic)
- Gigantor for Sale (1981) ... (comic)
 1973 Babel nisei (TV Series)
 1966-1968 Mahô tsukai Sarî (TV Series) (manga - 109 episodes)
- Sayonara Sally (1968) ... (manga)
- Poron no komori uta (1968) ... (manga)
- Fubuki ni tatsu shoujo (1968) ... (manga)
- Akogare no Maiko san (1968) ... (manga)
- Saigo no majutsushi (1968) ... (manga)
 1968 Johnny Sokko and His Flying Robot (TV Series) (manga - 10 episodes)
- The Last of Emperor Guillotine (1968) ... (manga)
- Drakulon, Creature of Doom (1968) ... (manga)
- Hydrazona, a Terrifying Bacteria (1968) ... (manga)
- Dr. Eingali, Master of Evil (1968) ... (manga)
- Clash of the Giant Robot (1968) ... (manga)
 1967 Kamen no ninja Aka-Kage (TV Series) (creator)
 1964 Gigantor (TV Series) (creator)
 1963 Tetsujin nijûhachi-go (TV Series) (creator)
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Yokoyama established the format of various genres of current Japanese comics and anime. Whereas many comic artists prefer their original stories not to be changed when adapted, Yokoyama was realistic and tolerant, so many of his works were easily made into animated/live-action adaptations. See more »

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He employs calculated story deployment and elaborate settings, in conjunction with fairly one-dimensional characters who get little development.

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