Daichi Banjou (万乗大智 Banjou Daichi?) (born January 28, 1969 in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan) is a Japanese manga artist. His real name is Akinori Kidera (木寺昭徳?). He is a graduate of Seinan Gakuin University. After graduating, he worked as an assistant to Takashi Shiina. In 1991 he won the 21st Shogakukan New Artist Award for "Feron 11" as well as an honorable mention for the "Fujiko Fujio Award". That same year, one of his works appeared in the CoroCoro Comic Summer Special.
In 1992 he made his formal debut under the pen name "Daichi Banjou" with the short story "Puma" in a special issue of Shonen Sunday. His work appears almost exclusively in Shonen Sunday now, but his single volume series Eternal Siren, was published in Young Sunday.
- DAN DOH!!
- DAN DOH!! Xi
- DAN DOH!! ~ Next Generation
- Eternal Siren (サイレン ～ETERNAL SIREN～?)
- Bushin (武心?)
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