Hometown: Kochi, Shikoku, Japan
Date of Birth: 4February 1980
Yabuki is best known for the series Black Cat which ran 20 volumes and has finished publishing in the U.S. He is also notable as the artist and collaborator on the series To Love-Ru alongside former assistant Saki Hasemi. Three of his serialised works were adapted into an animated series, namely Black Cat, To-Love-Ru and Mayoi Neko Overrun!
His mentor is the illustrator Obata Takeshi, who is famous for his works Death Note, Hikaru no Go and Bakuman to name a few.
Yamato Gensōki (邪馬台幻想記) (1998 Shueisha)
Jigen Bakuju (時限爆呪) (1999 Shueisha)
Black Cat (ブラックキャット) (2000 Shueisha), Illustrator
Trans Boy (One-shot, 2004) No. 37-38 on Shounen Jump
To Love-Ru -Trouble- (To LOVEる -とらぶる- Toraburu) (2006 Shueisha), Illustrator
Mayoi Neko Overrun! (迷い猫オーバーラン!, Stray Cats Overrun!) (2010 Shueisha), Illustrator
Futagami Double (One-shot, 2009) Shounen Jump
To Love-Ru Darkness (To LOVEる -とらぶる- ダークネス) (2010 Shueisha), Illustrator Continue reading