Shimpei Itoh (伊藤 伸平 Itō Shinpei?) is a Japanese manga artist born June 17, 1960 in Saitama Prefecture, Japan.[1] He graduated from Meiji Gakuin University. His most well known works include Moldiver and Hyper Doll. He recently began a new series, Taishō Baseball Girls, based on the light novels by Atsushi Kagurazaka.[2]

Itoh's works are characterized by fight teams, idol stars, military action, and science fiction laced with inside jokes based on otaku culture. He also tends to include a lot of explosions, handgun fights, and gritty action scenes.




  1. 1.0 1.1 "Shinpei ITO". Anime News Network. Retrieved 2008-11-09. 
  2. "Taishō Yakyū Musume Baseball Anime Confirmed". Anime News Network. 2008-08-19. Retrieved 2008-11-09. 
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