About Kohei Horikoshi (堀越耕平)
In 2006, he received the Tezuka Prize honorable mention.
“Tenko (テンコ)” was published in “Akamaru Jump 2007 SUMMER” when he was a student, and made its debut as a manga artist.
“My hero (僕のヒーロー)” is published on “Akamaru Jump” 2008 WINTER.
From 2010 to 2011, “Oumagadoki Zoo (逢魔ヶ刻動物園)” was serialized in “Weekly Shonen Jump”.
In 2012, “Sensei no Baruji (戦星のバルジ)” is serialized in “Weekly Shonen Jump”, but will be discontinued in a short time.
After the end of “Sensei no Baruji,” he was mentally depressed, could not come up with new stories, and thought he could no longer draw manga.
However, he found a way of life in “My Hero”, which was the easiest to write in the past works, and started serializing “My Hero Academia” in “Weekly Shonen Jump” fron 2014.
He say this work is the most fun drawing ever.
He started reading American Comics since watching the movie Spider-Man.
He likes heroes, and decorate a work room with many American hero character figures such as Spiderman and Batman.