Yasuhiro Nightow (内藤 泰弘 Naitō Yasuhiro) is a japanese manga artist who is the author and illustrator of the manga Kekkai Sensen .

Biography[edit | edit source]

Nightow was born on April 8, 1967 in Yokohama, Japan. He moved to Yokosuka when he was in elementary school, and spent his junior high and high school years in Shizuoka.

Early Work[edit | edit source]

Before the release of the popular manga, Trigun, Nightow studied social science and then majored in media studies. Nightow became popular in the US thanks to the US release of Trigun. Trigun, the TV series, had a limited broadcast run in 1998.

Nightow also created the characters and story for the Sega/Red Entertainment anime and third person shooter video game series Gungrave.

Works[edit | edit source]

  • Trigun (トライガン Toraigan?). (Manga-1996 and Anime series-1998)
  • Sandy to Mayoi no Mori no Nakamatachi (Little Sandy with Monsters in the Megaforest) (Doujinshi-1989)
  • Bokura no Zujou ni Kare no Basho (His Place Above Us) (Doujinshi-1990)
  • Christmas Heart (Doujinshi-1991)
  • Call XXXX (Manga/Oneshot-1992)
  • Samurai Spirits (サムライスピリッツ Samurai Supirittsu) (Manga-1995)
  • Energy Breaker (エナジーブレイカー Enajī Bureikā) (Character design)
  • Gungrave (ガングレイヴ Gangureivu) (Characters design and story)
  • Blood Blockade Battlefront (血界戦線 Kekkai Sensen) (Manga-2009 and Anime series-2015)
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