Born in 1969, Hideki Ohwada is a beloved comedic manga creator. Best known in the West for his long-running mahjong political parody THE LEGEND OF KOIZUMI, Ohwada actually made his debut in 1999 on the baseball comedy FUN KOSHIEN. Since then he has contributed in nearly two dozen series, mostly for Kadokawa Publishing. While Ohwada may be best known for his sensational genre work in the West, he is respected across Asia for his passion for the Gundam franchise. Ohwada has been working within the world of Gundam continuously since 2009 and has created a number of works that have seen multi-media adaptations.