Born on June 20, 1976, Mr. Riichiro Inagaki is a manga writer. After winning the Weekly Shonen Jump magazine's 7th Story King award for the nemu (storyboard) section in 2001, the serialization of Eyeshield 21 started in Weekly Shonen Jump in 2002 (illustrated by Mr. Yusuke Murata). In Japan, the American football manga ran until 2009, spanning 37 manga volumes. Its anime series ran on TV from 2005 to 2008.
Mr. Inagaki originally started his professional career as a manga artist in Big Comic Spirits with his debut work Nando demo 6.13 (June 13). His other works include Square Freeze, Love Love Santa, Kiba & Kiba, and Shinpai Kaito No Face.