Yusuke Murata


He was once the assistant and apprentice of Obata Takeshi of 'Hikaru no Go' and 'Death Note' fame. He had a number of one-shots published in Weekly Shonen Jump namely Partner (won the 122nd Hop*Step award), Samui Hanashi (won the 2nd Prize in the 51st Akatsuka Award), Kaitou COLT and of course, Eyeshield 21 which was then serialized starting in Weekly Shonen Jump No. 34 2002.

He is also responsible for designing Dust Man from Rockman 4 and Crystal Man from Rockman 5.