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Mocchi's Profile

Taiyo Nakashima Taiyo Nakashima 07/05/2015 2 min read

Syuichi “Mocchi” Mochida

Born in 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 Corp., alongside Nobuhiko Horie, Tsukasa Hojo, Tetsuo Hara and Ryuji Tsugihara 

2000: Deputy Chief Editor, Comic-BUNCH Working with master artists Tetsuo Hara, Ryuji Tsugihara and Go Nagai, along with overseeing the development of many upcoming artists. 

2007: Chief Editor, Comic-BUNCH 

2010: Deputy Chief Editor, Comic-ZENON 

2011: Division Manager, COAMIX 2014 : Chairman, the SILENT MANGA AUDITION® Committee 2015 : Chief Editor, SMAC! Web Magazine 


Favorite movie: “The Godfather Part 2” 

Favorite band: Momoiro Clover Z

Favorite quote: “May the force be with you!” – Star Wars 

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