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Osamu Akimoto (秋本 治 Akimoto Osamu?) is a Japanese manga artist born on December 11, 1952 in Katsushika, Tokyo, Japan. He is best known for his long running series Kochira Katsushika-ku Kameari Kōen-mae Hashutsujo, which has been continuously published in Weekly Shonen Jump since 1976. Currently running over 1600 chapters, it is the longest-running manga series in history, and as of volume 158 the series has sold over 135 million copies.[1]

Works

Assistants

  • Chinatsu Tomizawa
  • Hiroshi Aro
  • Masatoshi Usune
  • Naoki Azuma
  • Shōgo Sakamoto
  • Yosshihiro Kuroiwa

References

ca:Osamu Akimoto ms:Osamu Akimoto zh:秋本治

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