Dragon Ball Wiki

Hisashi Tanaka

6,855pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share

This article is about the
real world.



Hisashi Tanaka, as depicted by Akira Toriyama in Dr. Slump volume 3

Hisashi Tanaka (田中久志; born in April 1959) is a Japanese illustrator. He is well known for having been Akira Toriyama's very first assistant.


Hisashi Tanaka worked with Toriyama for the first half of Dr. Slump until 1982, under the pseudonym HISAwaSHI (ひすゎし).[1] He is also the author of several manga series, such as CAN☆Eburidei (5 volumes), Ninja Boy DonDon Tobimaru (7 volumes), Radical 16 (2 volumes), Da chikan (2 volumes), Mabo-chan DAY BY DAY (8 volumes), and Kamome-chō Yūnagi Tayori Chinden (2 volumes). Tanaka currently teaches art design at Ogaki Woman's College.



  1. Dr. Slump chapter 27, "Kids Gone Wild"

External links

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.