Born: 1958 May 13 in Niigata, Niigata Prefecture, Japan

Biography: Makoto Kobayashi (小林まこと) is a manga artist best known for his long-running strip about a cat, called What's Michael?. Also known for the series Heba! Hello-chan (へば!Helloちゃん / Club 9), Sanshirō of 1, 2 (1・2の三四郎), Judo Bu Monogatari (柔道部物語), Kakutou Tanteidan (格闘探偵団), Gaburin (ブリン) and Seishun Shounen Magazine 1978-1983 (青春少年マガジン1978〜1983).

Notes: Note that the Who's Who misspelled his first name as Mikoto.


    小林まこと Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: まこと Family name: 小林

Other Names:

  1. Makoto Kobayashi Type: None


  1. 1990: New York Library Award - [no name]