Tsugumi Ohba

Tsugumi Ohba


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Tōkyō, Japan
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Tsugumi Ōba (Profile in Japanese: 大場 つぐみ), born in Tokyo, Japan, is a writer best known for the manga Death Note. His/her real identity is a closely guarded secret. As stated by the profile placed at the beginning of each Death Note manga, Ōba collects teacups and develops manga plots while holding his knees on a chair, similar to a habit of L, one of the main characters of the series.

There is speculation that Tsugumi Ōba is a pen name and that he is really Hiroshi Gamō. Pointing out that in Bakuman the main character's uncle was a one-hit wonder manga artist who worked on a gag super hero manga, very similar to Gamō and Tottemo! Luckyman in all aspects. Also that the storyboards drawn by Ōba greatly resemble Tottemo! Luckyman in style.

Average rating: 4.37 · 416,389 ratings · 12,551 reviews · 116 distinct worksSimilar authors
Death Note, Vol. 1: Boredom...

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Death Note, Vol. 2: Conflue...

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4.42 avg rating — 23,897 ratings — published 2004 — 35 editions
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Death Note, Vol. 3: Hard Ru...

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4.42 avg rating — 21,210 ratings — published 2004 — 36 editions
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Death Note, Vol. 4: Love (D...

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4.38 avg rating — 19,928 ratings — published 2004 — 32 editions
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Death Note, Vol. 5: Whiteou...

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4.34 avg rating — 17,887 ratings — published 2005 — 29 editions
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Death Note, Vol. 6: Give-an...

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4.39 avg rating — 17,354 ratings — published 2005 — 32 editions
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Death Note, Vol. 7: Zero (D...

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4.42 avg rating — 16,294 ratings — published 2005 — 29 editions
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Bakuman, Band 1: Traum und ...

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4.18 avg rating — 17,547 ratings — published 2009 — 23 editions
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Death Note, Vol. 8: Target ...

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4.26 avg rating — 16,028 ratings — published 2005 — 31 editions
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Death Note, Vol. 12: Finis ...

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4.36 avg rating — 12,568 ratings — published 2006 — 20 editions
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Death Note, Vol. 1: Boredom Death Note, Vol. 2: Confluence Death Note, Vol. 3: Hard Run Death Note, Vol. 4: Love Death Note, Vol. 5: Whiteout Death Note, Vol. 6: Give-an... Death Note, Vol. 7: Zero
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プラチナエンド 1 [Purachina Endo 1] プラチナエンド 2 [Purachina Endo 2] プラチナエンド 3 [Purachina Endo 3] プラチナエンド 4 [Purachina Endo 4] プラチナエンド 5 [Purachina Endo 5] プラチナエンド 6 [Purachina Endo 6] プラチナエンド 7 [Purachina Endo 7]
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“You can call me what you like, but I will be taking your cake.
-L (from Death Note)”
Tsugumi Ohba

“Misa: I can't imagine a world without Light!

L: Yes,that would be dark.”
Tsugumi Ohba

“If you keep my secret, this strawberry is yours.”
Tsugumi Ohba, Death Note Box Set

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