Hiro Mashima was born May 3, 1977, in Nagano Prefecture. His series Rave Master and Fairy Tail made him one of the most popular manga artists in the world. His latest creation is the sci-fi fantasy epic EDENS ZERO.
Atsuo Ueda debuted with the tennis manga Retriever Hachi in 2015, followed by medical thriller Dr. Prisoner. Fairy Tail: 100 Years Quest is Ueda's first manga available in English.