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|25 February 1981
|Illustrator, manga artist
Tiv is a South Korean female illustrator and manga artist born in Seoul. She is a Korea University graduate. Starting in 2005, she became a freelancer illustrator and debuted as manga artist with Annyeong!. In 2010, she moved her main activities to Japan and now lives at Saitama Prefecture.
Monthly Comic Dengeki Daioh is a Japanese shōnen manga magazine published by ASCII Media Works under the Dengeki brand. Many manga serialized in Dengeki Daioh were later published in tankōbon volumes under ASCII Media Works' Dengeki Comics imprint. The magazine is sold every month on the 27th. A yonkoma section of Dengeki Daioh called Dengeki Yonkoma Daioh (電撃4コマ大王) features various omake strips of the manga series published in it. The format is typically a normal drawing on the right side featuring one or sometimes more characters, and a vertical four panel strip on the left featuring characters from the associated series in super deformed form. Two special editions of the magazine called Dengeki Moeoh and Dengeki Daioh Genesis are sold bimonthly and quarterly, respectively.
A Certain Magical Index is a Japanese light novel series written by Kazuma Kamachi and illustrated by Kiyotaka Haimura, which has been published by ASCII Media Works under their Dengeki Bunko imprint since April 2004 in a total of three separate series. The first ran from April 2004 to October 2010, the second from March 2011 to July 2019, and the third from February 2020 to present.
Dengeki Bunko Magazine (電撃文庫MAGAZINE) was a Japanese light novel magazine published by ASCII Media Works. The magazine succeeded the light novel magazine Dengeki hp, and originally was published as a special edition issue of Dengeki Daioh for the first two issues; the first issue was released on December 10, 2007. Dengeki Bunko Magazine became an independent magazine with the publication of its third volume on April 10, 2008. The magazine publishes information pertaining to ASCII Media Works' light novel publishing label Dengeki Bunko, along with short stories written by already established authors who have had previous light novels published under Dengeki Bunko. Other information pertains to adaptations from the light novels, such as video games, anime, or manga. The magazine ended on April 9, 2020.
ASCII Media Works, formerly ASCII Media Works, Inc., is a Japanese publisher and brand company of Kadokawa Future Publishing headquartered in Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan. It originally formed on April 1, 2008, as a result of a merger between ASCII Corporation and MediaWorks where MediaWorks legally absorbed ASCII. Despite this, the former president and CEO of ASCII, Kiyoshi Takano, became the first president and CEO of ASCII Media Works. It became an internal division of Kadokawa Corporation on October 1, 2013.
MediaWorks, Inc. was a Japanese publishing company in the Kadokawa Group known for their Dengeki brand magazines and book labels. These included such well-known magazines as Dengeki Daioh, and Dengeki G's Magazine, along with MediaWorks' main light novel publishing imprint Dengeki Bunko. The company was merged with ASCII on April 1, 2008, and became ASCII Media Works. They mainly catered to the Japanese male otaku crowd, covering such topics as anime, light novels, manga, plastic modelling, and visual novels. However, MediaWorks had published three magazines targeted towards females—Comic Sylph, Dengeki Girl's Style, and Character Parfait—but each one was a special edition version of another magazine. MediaWorks ran yearly contests for original novel and manga submissions, such as the light novel Dengeki Novel Prize contest.
Kazuma Kamachi is the pen name of a Japanese author who has published over 100 light novel volumes. He is best known for the creation of the A Certain Magical Index franchise which, as of 2019, has sold over 30 million copies worldwide and has been licensed in North America by Yen Press with the first novel being released in Q4 2014.
Buriki (ブリキ) is a Japanese illustrator currently living in Osaka Prefecture. He is the illustrator of the light novel series Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai and Ground Control to Psychoelectric Girl. In 2012, he won the Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi! award as best illustrator.
Black Bullet is a Japanese light novel series written by Shiden Kanzaki and illustrated by Saki Ukai, published under ASCII Media Works's Dengeki Bunko imprint. The story takes place during a parasitic epidemic, and follows Rentarō Satomi and Enju Aihara, two Civil Security workers who take missions to protect the Tokyo Area from destruction.
Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax is a 2D arcade fighting game developed by Ecole Software and French Bread and published by Sega. The game celebrates the 20th anniversary of ASCII Media Works' Dengeki Bunko imprint, featuring various characters from light novels published under the imprint. The game was first released in Japanese arcades in March 2014, and later released on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita on November 13, 2014. The console version was released in North America and Europe in October 2015. The game's theme song is "Belief" by Mami Kawada.
And You Thought There Is Never a Girl Online? is a Japanese light novel series, written by Shibai Kineko and illustrated by Hisasi. ASCII Media Works has published twenty-one volumes since 2013 under their Dengeki Bunko imprint. A manga adaptation with art by Kazui Ishigami was serialized in ASCII Media Works' seinen manga magazine Dengeki G's Comic from August 30, 2014, to September 29, 2018, and has been collected in eight tankōbon volumes. An anime television series adaptation by Project No.9 aired from April 7, 2016, to June 23, 2016.
Eromanga Sensei is a Japanese light novel series written by Tsukasa Fushimi and illustrated by Hiro Kanzaki. ASCII Media Works has published thirteen volumes in the series under its Dengeki Bunko imprint from December 2013 to August 2022. A manga adaptation illustrated by Rin has been serialized in Dengeki Daioh from May 2014 to May 2021. An anime adaptation produced by A-1 Pictures aired from April to June 2017.
Masamune-kun's Revenge is a Japanese manga series written by Hazuki Takeoka and illustrated by Tiv. The series is published by Ichijinsha and was serialized in their Monthly Comic Rex magazine in Japan from October 2012 to June 2018. A sequel manga, titled Masamune-kun's Revenge engagement, is currently serialized on Ichijinsha's Comic HOWL website since April 2023. The series is licensed by Seven Seas Entertainment in the United States. An anime television series adaptation by Silver Link aired from January to March 2017. A second season premiered in July 2023.
Grimoire of Zero is a Japanese light novel series written by Kakeru Kobashiri and illustrated by Yoshinori Shizuma. The light novel won the Grand Prize at the 20th annual Dengeki Novel Awards. ASCII Media Works has published it in eleven volumes from February 2014 to December 10, 2017. The series has received a manga adaptation illustrated by Takashi Iwasaki. A spin-off manga series, Zero kara Hajimeru Mahō no Sho Nano! (ゼロから始める魔法の書なの) has also been published and illustrated by Yasuoka. An anime television series adaptation by White Fox aired between April 10, 2017 and June 26, 2017.
Kakeru Kobashiri is a Japanese novelist and game scenario writer. She is from Tokyo, Japan and graduated from the Open University of Japan. In 2013, she won the 20th Dengeki Novel Prize for the Grimoire of Zero.
Nio Nakatani is a Japanese manga artist. She is best known for creating the yuri manga series Bloom Into You, which has been a commercial success and spawned a media franchise encompassing an anime, light novels, a stage play, and an anthology manga spinoff. Nakatani is also known as a creator of doujinshi works, particularly those based on the Touhou Project series. Her current work is God Bless the Mistaken, currently being serialized in Dengeki Daioh.
Qualia the Purple is a yuri science fiction light novel written by Hisamitsu Ueo and illustrated by Shirou Tsunashima. It was first published in Japan by ASCII Media Works under the Dengeki Bunko imprint on July 10, 2009. A manga adaptation, drawn by Tsunashima, was serialized in Dengeki Daioh starting on January 27, 2011, and published in Japan in a total of three tankōbon volumes. Both the novel and its manga adaptation are licensed by Seven Seas Entertainment for publication in North America.
I May Be a Guild Receptionist, But I'll Solo Any Boss to Clock Out on Time is a Japanese light novel series written by Mato Kousaka and illustrated by Gaou. ASCII Media Works began publishing the series under their Dengeki Bunko imprint in March 2021. A manga adaptation illustrated by Suzu Yūki began serialization in Dengeki Daioh magazine in June 2021. An anime adaptation has been announced.
Koi wa Futago de Warikirenai is a Japanese light novel series written by Shihon Takamura and illustrated by Almic. It began publication in May 2021 under ASCII Media Works' Dengeki Bunko imprint, with five volumes released as of March 2023. A manga adaptation illustrated by Okari has been serialized in ASCII Media Works' Comic Dengeki Daioh "g" magazine since April 2022, with its chapters collected into two tankōbon volumes as of July 2023. An anime television series adaptation has been announced.