Shuichi “Mocchi” MOCHIDA
Board Member, COAMIX Inc.
CEO, Kumamoto COAMIX Inc.
Chief Editor, SILENT MANGA AUDITION® Committee
Born: Nara Prefecture, Japan
After graduating from Meiji University, I briefly began working at a private cramming school before entering the world of publishing. Whilst working as a journalist for Shueisha’s Bart magazine, the Chief Editor, Nobuhiko Horie assigned me as editor-in-charge of Tetsuo Hara sensei. I have been working in the manga industry ever since, working closely with talented creators to produce many successful manga titles.
- 2000: Founding member of COAMIX Inc., alongside Nobuhiko Horie, Tsukasa Hojo, Tetsuo Hara and Ryuji Tsugihara
- 2000: Deputy Chief Editor, Weekly Comic Bunch, working with manga creator Tetsuo Hara, Ryuji Tsugihara and Go Nagai, along with overseeing the development of many upcoming creators
- 2007: Chief Editor, Weekly Comic Bunch
- 2010: Deputy Chief Editor, Monthly Comic ZENON
- 2011: Board Member, COAMIX Inc.
- 2014: Chief Editor, SILENT MANGA AUDITION® Committee
- 2019: CEO, Kumamoto COAMIX Inc.
Favorite movie: The Godfather Part 2
Favorite band: Momoiro Clover Z
Favorite quote: “May the force be with you!” – Star Wars