Kōhei Horikoshi

Kōhei Horikoshi (堀越 耕平, Horikoshi Kōhei), born November 20, 1986, is a Japanese manga artist known for creating the manga series of Boku no Hero Academia.


A mangaka from Aichi Prefecture, Kōhei Horikoshi had graduated from the Nagoya University of Arts. He was a former assistant for Yasuki Tanaka, creator and author of the manga series Hitomi no Catoblepas and Kagijin.

Horikoshi's favorite manga series include Naruto, One Piece, Akira, Tekkonkinkreet and Boys on the Run.



Title Issue Pages
Anthology Issue Number and Year Release Date
(テンコ, Tenko)
Akamaru Jump Summer, 2007
Boku no Hero
(僕のヒーロー, My Hero)
Akamaru Jump Winter, 2008 47
Shinka Rhapsody
(進化ラプソディ, Shinka rapusodi)
Akamaru Jump Summer, 2008
Ōmagadoki Dōbutsuen
(逢魔ヶ刻動物園, Ōmagadoki Zoo)
Weekly Shōnen Jump 2, 2010 December 14, 2009 47
Uchū Shōnen Bulge
(宇宙少年バルジ, Space Shōnen Bulge)
Jump NEXT! Summer, 2011 August 12, 2011


Title Anthology First Issue Last Issue Span
Chapters Volumes
Ōmagadoki Dōbutsuen
(逢魔ヶ刻動物園, Ōmagadoki Zoo)
Weekly Shōnen Jump 32, 2010
July 12, 2010
19, 2011
April 18, 2011
37 5
Sensei no Bulge
(戦星のバルジ, Bulge of the Battle Star)
Weekly Shōnen Jump 25, 2012
May 21, 2012
41, 2012
September 10, 2012
16 2
Boku no Hero Academia
(僕のヒーローアカデミア, My Hero Academia)
Weekly Shōnen Jump 32, 2014
July 7, 2014
N/A Ongoing 9


  • Yasuki Tanaka (Hitomi no Catoblepas, Kagijin)


  • Shingo Sasai and 6 other assistants to assist with the series creation.


Chapter 67 Sketch
Chapter 65 Sketch
Chapter 64 Sketch
Chapter 63 Sketch
Chapter 62 Sketch
Chapter 60 Sketch



  • During November 2014, Kōhei asked his followers on Twitter to think of ideas for new Quirks and send them to him. He then goes on to say he might turn that Quirk into a real hero and announce it at Jump Fiesta 2015.
  • In the First Popularity Poll, Kōhei ranked 17th.


See also

*Disclosure: Some of the links above are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, Fandom will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.

Fandom may earn an affiliate commission on sales made from links on this page.

Stream the best stories.

Fandom may earn an affiliate commission on sales made from links on this page.

Get Disney+