Daisuke Ashihara
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Name Daisuke Ashihara
葦原 大介
Ashihara Daisuke
Birthday February 13, 1981
Gender Male
Age 39
Residence Okayama Prefecture, Japan
Nationality Japanese
Professional Status
Occupation Mangaka
Known for Super Dog Rilienthal
World Trigger

Daisuke Ashihara (葦原(あしはら) 大介(だいすけ) Ashihara Daisuke?), born February 13, 1981, is a Japanese manga artist known for creating the manga series of World Trigger. According to the Volume 8 credits of World Trigger, he is a B-class Hardworking Four-eyes (from the flowchart in Volume 7).

Biography[edit | edit source]

Works[edit | edit source]

Oneshots[edit | edit source]

Title Issue Pages
Anthology Issue Number and Year Release Date
Room 303 Weekly Shōnen Jump 33, 2008 July 14, 2008 31
Super Dog Rilienthal
(賢い犬リリエンタール, Kashikoi ken Ririentāru)
Weekly Shōnen Jump 51, 2008 November 17, 2008 49
Trigger Keeper
(トリガーキーパー, Torigā kīpā)
Weekly Shōnen Jump 8, 2009
9, 2009
January 19, 2009
January 26, 2009
21
23
Jitsuryokuha Elite Jin
(実力派エリート迅, Talented Elite Jin)
Weekly Shōnen Jump 44, 2011 October 8, 2011 49

Serials[edit | edit source]

Title Anthology First Issue Last Issue Span
Chapters Volumes
Super Dog Rilienthal
(賢い犬リリエンタール Kashikoi Ken Ririentāru?)
Weekly Shōnen Jump 42, 2009
September 14, 2009
23, 2010
May 10, 2010
32 4
World Trigger
(ワールドトリガー Wārudo Torigā?)
Weekly Shōnen Jump 11, 2013
February 9, 2011
52, 2018
November 29, 2018
169 19
Jump SQ 1, 2018
December 4, 2018
Ongoing 9+ 20+

Editors (Magazine)[edit | edit source]

Manager[edit | edit source]

  • Koma (Close-range All-rounder)

Super Dog Rilienthal Staff[edit | edit source]

Manga Editor[edit | edit source]

  • Akiko Ōkawara (Volume 3 & 4)

Illustration Collaborator[edit | edit source]

  • Hironobu Iwata (Volume 1-4)
  • Makoto Matsuo (Volume 1-4)
  • Shinya Yagi (Volume 1-4)
  • Katsutoshi Murase (Volume 1 & 4)

Help Staff[edit | edit source]

  • Ken Hirabayashi (Volume 1, 3 & 4)
  • Shōtarō Oikawa (Volume 1 & 4)

Special Thanks[edit | edit source]

  • Jigoku no Misawa (Volume 2-4)
  • Shizumu Watanabe (Volume 2 & 4)

World Trigger Staff[edit | edit source]

Manga Volume Editor[edit | edit source]

  • Yō Terayama (first) (Ambush Attacker)
  • Junpei Kumagae (second)
  • Akihiro Katayama (third)

Manga Volume Design[edit | edit source]

  • Yūta Yuzawa (Strategic Sniper)

Illustration Collaborator[edit | edit source]

  • Satoshi Watanabe (Volume 1-18) (Woohoo Attacker)
  • Haruto Nawashirozawa (Volume 2-18) (Intuitive Sniper)
  • Shingo Sasai (Volume 10-18) (Intuitive Sniper)
  • Shigeki Uda (Volume 13-18)
  • Daisuke Kakei (Volume 16-18)
  • Yoshitaka Nagayama (Volume 1-9) (Intuitive Sniper)
  • Nobuyuki Yamamori (Volume 1-3)

Help Staff[edit | edit source]

  • Shingo Sasai (Volume 1, 2, 6-9)
  • Ippei Gotō (Volume 1-3)
  • Takeshi Tanaka (Volume 1 & 2)
  • Shinichirō Ōe (Volume 1 & 3)
  • Kōhei Mihara (Volume 2 & 3)
  • Makoto Matsuo (Volume 1)
  • Shinya Yagi (Volume 1)
  • Takumi Nagano (Volume 1)
  • Keisuke Yamada (Volume 1)
  • Daisuke Oikawa (Volume 1)
  • Kenta Tsuchida (Volume 1)
  • Haruto Nawashirozawa (Volume 1)
  • Junichi Tarutani (Volume 1)
  • Kōta Hama (Volume 1)
  • Taku Sakamoto (Volume 2)
  • Mafuyu Konishi (Volume 2)
  • Hiroki Tomisawa (Volume 2)
  • Toshio Fukuda (Volume 2)
  • Mamoru Yoshida (Volume 5)
  • Takashi Miyawaki (Volume 5)
  • Yoshitaka Nagayama (Volume 10)
  • Shigeki Uda (Volume 12)

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Author Comments in WSJ:
[edit | edit source]

  • May 20, 2013: "My assistants are using the new 3DS game Tomodachi Collection to create World Trigger characters. They look really good!"
  • June 2, 2014: "World Trigger will get an anime!! I'm the most surprised of all. I'll do my best so that the anime won't outshine the manga!"

 For more comments, click here.

Contact[edit | edit source]

To contact him via mail, letters may be sent to:
〒101-8050
Tokyo, Hitotsubashi, 2-5-10
Jump SQ. Editorial Department
Address in Japanese:
〒101-8050
東京都一ツ橋2-5-10
集英社 ジャンプSQ.編集部

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • He was ranked 30th in the first Popularity Poll and 43 in the second one (where he is called Ashihara-Sensei). Additionally, his medicine and his mother were both ranked 130th in the second poll.
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