Masahiro Shibata
    Masahiro Shibata
    Birth Place: Matsusaka, Mie, Japan
    Birthday: December 26, 1949
    Website: http://www.linkclub.or.jp/~shakan/
    Made his debut in 1973 with `Shirobara no chiru Umi` (`The Ocean of White Roses`). 

    Used to be an assistant of WADA Shinji.

    Married to a fellow mangaka ICHIKAWA Jun.