1948 Born in Osaka, Japan
1972 Graduated from the Department of Fine Arts, Kyoto University of Education.
Debuted as a single-frame cartoonist in Sankei Shimbun while in University
Published a 1-frame work in Osaka Shimbun, Yomiuri Shimbun(Newspaper), Asahi Shimbun, Nihon Keizai Shimbun, etc.
Comic illustrations, manga essays, and 4-frame comics are also published.
From 1976 to 1993, while teaching art to children at a junior high school in Yao City, Osaka, he led a 2 step life with a cartoonist.
In 1994, he quit teacher of Junior high School and started working as a cartoonist.
2005 to 2019 Professor, Faculty of Manga, Kyoto Seika University
Now a professor emeritus of Kyoto Seika University.
He lost his childhood friend’s wife in 2007.
Lives in Nara.
◆Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Manga, Kyoto Seika University
◆Participation in the Japan Cartoonists Association
◆Chairman, World Cartoonists Federation, Japan Branch (FECO JAPAN)
1983 3rd Yomiuri International Manga Awards Selection Committee Special Award
1984 4th Yomiuri International Cartoon Grand Prix
1985 4th Chunichi Manga Grand Prize
1987 1st Humor Advertising Awards
1988 Won the 1st Yomiuri Humor Advertising Award
1990 11 Yomiuri International Manga Awards, Excellence Award
1993 Grand Prix of the 3rd Okhotsk International MAN Award
1994 Won the 4th Okhotsk International MAN Award.
3rd Nasu Ryosuke Manga Award for Excellence
1995 Won the 5th Okhotsk International MAN Award.
1996 Received the 13 Chunichi Manga Grand Prize
Winners of the 7th Kuroshio Manga Awards
1997 18 Yomiuri International Manga Awards, Excellence Award
8th Kuroshio Manga Grand Prize
1998 Received the 9th Kuroshio Manga Award
International Manga Festival Inn Omiya Invitation Purchase
1999 20 Yomiuri International Manga Awards, Excellence Award
2001 22 Yomiuri International Manga Awards, Excellence Award
2003 24 Yomiuri International Manga Awards, Excellence Award
2018 The 47 Japan Cartoonists Association’s Cartoon Division Grand Prize
1988 Solo exhibition (Osaka Contemporary Art Center, Osaka)
1989 Solo exhibition (Shinsaibashi Daimaru Department Store in Osaka, Osaka)
1995 Humor Triangle Exhibition (Kitahama Kurogane Gallery, Osaka)
2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
FECO JAPAN Manga Exhibition (Held exhibitions in Tokyo, Turkey, Spain, Mexico, Singapore, Germany, etc.)
2007 ~ 2009 Japan-Korea Exchange Exhibition (Kyoto International Manga Museum, Kyoto / Seoul Animation Center, Seoul, Korea)
2008 Yomiuri Manga Taisho Grand Prix – Exhibition of Writers 2008 (Kyoto International Manga Museum, Kyoto)
2008 Solo exhibition (Gallery I, Kyoto)
2009 Solo exhibition (The Asahi Shimbun,Osaka)
2010/2012 Solo exhibition (Ginza Gallery Okabe, Tokyo)
2013 Solo exhibition ‘HITOKOMART Exhibition’ (Tokyo Azabu Gallery, Tokyo)
2015 Solo exhibition ‘HITOKOMART CARTOON by YUKIO SHINOHARA’ (TENRI CULTURAL INSTITUTE OF NEW YORK, NY, USA)
And many times
Solo exhibition (Gallery Kitano, Kyoto)
Solo exhibitions(GalleryYoka-an, Kyoto)
Solo exhibitions(Tokyo Gallery 5610, Tokyo)