Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro Was born in May 19, 1975 at Naha, Okinawa he is a Japanese mangaka artist. His first manga success Seikimatsu leader den Takeshi in 1997 after that Toriko became his second success.
He began in 1996 at Weekly Shonen Jump he got 2 awards for Shogakukan Manga award for the best and on new comic manga writter Seikimatsu leader den Takeshi.
In 2004 he make a series called Ring a comedy sports manga with 3 volumes in Super Jump magazine. In 2011 he collaborate with Eiichiro Oda his friend on a cross-over called Taste of the devil fruit the two main characters are Toriko and Luffy.
Seikimatsu Leader den Takeshi! (1997-2002; Weekly Shonen Jump and Super Jump)
Ring (2004-2005; Super Jump)
Toriko (2008-ongoing; Weekly Shonen Jump)
Toriko Gaiden (2009)
Taste of the Devil Fruit (2011; Weekly Shonen Jump) – with Eiichiro Oda