Takeshi Obata

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Takeshi Obata (小畑 健 Obata Takeshi, born February 11, 1969) is a Japanese mangaka. He generally works as the primary artist in collaboration with a primary writer.

His works include:


  • Obata's favorite shoes are worn by the protagonist of Hikaru no Go, Hikaru Shindo.
  • Obata's favorite chair is also the favorite chair of another Hikaru no Go character, Seiji Ogata 9-dan.

The Knife Incident

On September 6th, 2006, Obata was arrested for illegal possession of a knife. The police found the knife in his car while he was being controlled for driving with the headlights off during the night. (Source: [ext] Mainichi news)

Takeshi Obata last edited by tapir on July 22, 2009 - 00:32
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