Yoshitoshi ABe is a veteran manga artist from Japan, well known as the creator, character designer, and writer of the series Haibane Renmei, and as the original character designer of Serial Experiments Lain and Texhnolyze. Recently, Mr. ABe has lent his creativity to a number of projects, including designing the enchantMOON tablet in Japan. He also illustrated the original novel version of Welcome to the N.H.K. and the novel All You Need is Kill, the basis for the upcoming film Edge of Tomorrow. Mr. ABe also created the manga NieA under 7, and the original character designs for the anime series. His current projects include the manga Ryoshka Ryoshka, currently being published in Japan, and a long, epic novel called Pachel no Daimajo (The Great Witch of Pachel) currently being released at Comic Market. You can follow him on Twitter at @abfly.