Yudetamago is the pen name of the Japanese mangaka duo consisting of story writer Takashi Shimada and artist Yoshinori Nakai. They are best known for the popular manga Kinnikuman Ultimate Muscle Kinnikuman Nisei and Tatakae Ramenman. Shimada Takashi Story Writer. Hometown: Nishiyodogawaku Osaka. Birthdate: October 28 1960. A graduate of Hatushiba High School Higashi Sakai Osaka up until 1984 he went by the name Takashi Kaneyama Kaneyama Takashi. He frequently attends movie premieres events and interviews by himself and has the more exposure of the duo. These appearances have led to his being jokingly referred to as The NonWorking Half of Yude. He claims to have been a naughty child in his younger days and that his favorite show was a TV Drama called Playgirl. He loved to read and draw manga and before he met Nakai he would often draw Kinnikuman on notebook paper. Nakai Yoshinori Artist. Hometown: Nishinariku Osaka. Birth date: January 11 1961. A graduate of Hatushiba High School up until 1984 he went by the name Yoshinori Iwamoto Iwamoto Yoshinori. He has stated that he likes to stay home by himself and that his favorite actress is Mariko Kawana. Before he started school he was an avid baseball player and fan and dreamed of one day becoming a Pro Baseball player. He liked to draw but has said that he didnt really read manga until he met Shimada.