Shimpei Itoh is a Japanese manga artist. His best-known works include Moldiver and Hyper Doll. He recently began a new series, Taishō Baseball Girls, based on the light novels by Atsushi Kagurazaka.
Itoh's works are characterized by fight teams, idol stars, military action, and science fiction laced with inside jokes based on otaku culture. He also tends to include a lot of explosions, handgun fights, and gritty action scenes.
Anime Convention Guest Appearances
- Ushicon 2004 - January 30 - February 1, 2004 in Austin, TX, USA
- Anime USA 2003 - November 21-23, 2003 in Vienna, VA, USA
- Ohayocon 2003 - January 10-12, 2003 in Columbus, OH, USA
- Anime North 2001 - May 25-27, 2001 in Rexdale, ON
- AnimeIowa 2000 - September 1-3, 2000 in Cedar Rapids, IA, USA
- Anime Weekend Atlanta 1999 - October 8-10, 1999 in Duluth, GA, USA