Wajima-born manga artist known for Devilman, Mazinger Z, Cutie Honey and other manga.
His real name is Kiyoshi Nagai.
He is the honorary director of the Go Nagai Wonderland Museum. Born in Wajima City, Ishikawa, he spent his childhood years here. After making his debut with Meakashi Pori Kichi in 1967, he went on to create many hits, including Harenchi Gakuen, Devilman and Cutie Honey.
Nagai’s works have been well-received overseas as well, winning him worldwide popularity. Moreover, in recent years, his manga have been made into live-action films, and he continues to enjoy wide readership that goes beyond national and generational boundaries.