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Ken Ishikawa (石川賢 Ishikawa Ken?, June 28, 1948 – November 15, 2006) was a Japanese manga artist. He is renowned as the co-creator, with Go Nagai, of the Getter Robo anime series, as well as four of their subsequent manga continuations.

Death

Ken Ishikawa collapsed at a dinner banquet, after a day of golf, and was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead according to his mentor, Go Nagai. After Ishikawa's death, illustrator Naoto Sushima released the manga Getter Robo Hien: The Earth Suicide, which was based on drafts and notes Ishikawa had written before his death, in 2007.

Works

Anime

  • Getter Robo Series (original manga) (1974)
  • Great Mazinger tai Getter Robo (original idea) (1975)
  • Great Mazinger tai Getter Robo G - Kuuchuu Dai-Gekitotsu (original idea) (1975)
  • Robby the Rascal (Cybot Robotchi) (original idea) (TV series, 1982-83; U.S.-released compilation film, 1985)
  • Demon Beast Warfront, Beast Fighter(original manga) (1990)
  • Getter Robo Go (original manga) (1992)
  • Dragon Slayer series (chara-designer)(1992)
  • Getter Robo: Armageddon (original manga) (1998)
  • Shin Getter Robo vs. Neo Getter Robo (original manga) (2000)
  • Beast Fighter, THE APOCALYPSE (original manga) (2003)
  • Nihility Chronicles, Miroku (original manga)
  • New Getter Robo (original manga) (2004)

Manga

  • Getter Robo Saga (with Go Nagai)
    • Getter Robo (Includes Getter Robo G saga) (5 vol) (1972)
      the first manga of Getter covers both the Getter and Getter G stories
    • Getter Robo Go (7 vol) (1990)
    • Shin Getter Robo (2 vol) (1997)
    • Getter Robo Āḥ (3 vol, uncompleted) (2002)
    • Getter Robot Hien ~THE EARTH SUICIDE~ (original idea) (3 vol, completed) (2007-2008)
  • Kyomu Senki (Records of Nothingness)
    • Kyomu Senshi MIROKU (6 vol) (1988-1990)
    • Shiragikimon
    • Ninpō Hannouji Kashinkoji Yōjutsu
    • 5000 Kōnen no Tora
    • Dogra Senki
    • Jigen Seibutsuki Dogra
    • Jakiō Bakuretsu
    • Skull Killer Jakiō (2 vol) (1990)
  • Cutey Honey (1 vol) (1973 manga adaptation that ran in Bouken Oh)
  • Ultraman Taro (? vol) (1973 manga adaptation that ran in Shonen Sunday)
  • Majū Sensen (3 vol) (1975)
  • Seimaden (Saint Devil) (vol?) (1977)
  • Battle Hawk (with Go Nagai) (? vol) (1978)[1]
  • Machine Saurer (seulement les 6 premiers mois) (1978)
  • Makai Tenshō (?vol (1986)
  • Heaven and Earth (? vol) (1987)
  • Seiten Taisen Freeder Bag (2 Vol) (1990)
  • Garō Densetsu (? vol) (1994)
  • Samurai Spirits (1 vol) (1995)
  • MAGA (? vol) (2000)
  • Eurasia 1274 (? vol) (2001)
  • Super Robot Wars (? vol) (2002)
  • Shinsetsu Majū Sensen (4 vol) (2004)
  • Musashi~Isetsu Kengō Denki~ (? vol) (2005-2006)
  • Aztekaiser (with Go Nagai) (2 vol) (date?)
  • Bakumatsuden (3 vol) (date?)
  • Dynamic Superobot (with Go Nagai) (? vol) (date?)
  • Godzilla (? vol) (date?)
  • Momotaro Jigokuken (1 vol) (date?)
  • Makuh Hakken Den (? vol) (date?)
  • Southern Cross Kid (4 vol) (date?)
  • Tsu Ku Mo Ranzo' (1 vol) (date?)

Art books

  • Majin Illustration Collection (3 vol) (date?)

External links

References


it:Ken Ishikawa zh:石川賢

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