Yasuhiro Nightow a Japanese manga artist and game designer who
created the anime and manga, Trigun. Nightow was born on
April 8, 1967 in Yokohama, Japan. He moved to Yokosuka when he was
in elementary school, and spent the junior high and high school
years in Shizuoka.
Before the release of the popular manga, Trigun, Nightow studied social science and then majored in media studies. Nightow has been a manga artist for about eleven years, and is recently popular in the US thanks to the release of the Trigun manga and television series. Nightow also created the characters and story for the Sega/Red Entertainment anime and third-person shooter video game series Gungrave.