Born in 1922 and raised in Sakaiminato city, Tottori prefecture.
At the time of the Pacific War, he went to Rabaul, a fierce battlefield, and lost his left arm under the bombing.
After coimng back to Japan, he became a picture-story painter, then turned to a catoonist. Passed away on November 30, 2015 (93 years old).
His masterpiece works are "Gegege no Kitaro", "Kappa no Sanpei", "Akuma kun", etc. Has fans all over the world.
Mizuki Production Official Website "Gegege Correspondence" (in Japanese)