Tetsuya Chiba

ちばてつや, 千葉徹彌
Birth:Jan 11, 1939
Years active:1956-Present
Hometown:Tokyo, Japan
Websitehttp://www.chibapro.co.jp/ Bloghttps://ameblo.jp/chibatetsu/ A Japanese manga artist famous for his sports stories. He was born in Chuo Tokyo Japan but lived most of his early childhood in Shenyang Liaoning when northeast China was colonized by Japan during the Second SinoJapanese War. His father was working in a paper factory when they lived in China. Two of his younger brothers are manga artists: Akio Chiba and Shigeyuki Chiba pen name Taro Nami who is almost completely unknown outside Japan despite writing many popular sports manga in Japan. Chibas works include Ashita no Joe his best known work and Notari Matsutarou. Many of his early titles are still in print due to continued popularity.