Alternate names: Otsu-Ichi, Adachi Hirotaka, 安達 寛高, Asako Yamashiro, 山白 朝子, Eiichi Nakata, 中田 永一
    Birth Place: Fukuoka, Japan
    Birthday: Oct 21, 1978
    Family name: 乙一
    Website: http://blog.shueisha.net/otsuichi/
    Gender: Male
    Zodiac: Libra

    Married to Oshii Tomoe, daughter of Oshii Mamoru.

    Otsuichi won the Sixth Jump Short Fiction/Nonfiction Prize when he was seventeen with his debut story Summer, Fireworks, and My Corpse. Now recognized as one of the most talented young fantasy/horror writers in Japan, his other English-language works include the short story collection Calling You, the Honkaku Mystery Award-winning novel Goth, and the collection ZOO.