Tsugumi Ohba

大場つぐみ

Birthplace: Tokyo
Hobby: Collecting teacups

Tsugumi Ohba is a fictional writer credited with writing the manga Death Note. His/Her real identity (and gender) is a closely guarded secret. Some fans believe that Tsugumi Ohba is just a pen-name for Hiroshi Gamou.

Day and night, develops manga plots while holding knees on a chair (reminiscent of one of the main characters in Death Note, L.)

(Source: The VIZ English graphic novel's profile)