Shuuichi Shigeno

Birth:Mar 8, 1958
Years active:1983-Present
Hometown:Niigata Prefecture, Japan
Shuichi Shigeno is a Japanese manga artist famous for creating Initial D. Shigeno has also created Baribari Densetsu Dopkan and Tunnel Nuketara Sky Blue all prior to the manga that would make him famous in 1995. In 1985 he received the Kodansha Manga Award in shounen for Bari Bari Densetsu. He owns a 1980s Toyota Sprinter Trueno with a panda white color scheme like Initial Ds main character Takumi. He also owns a Sonic Blue Micacolored 1999 WRX Type STi Version 6 with an STi sports bumper a part from the STi sport catalogue made to look like the 22B STi bumper but fits nonwide body Imprezas just like Takumis father Bunta. One of his notable students is Jyoji Morikawa creator of Hajime no Ippo.