Shinobu Kaze (風 忍, かぜ しのぶ, kaze shinobu) is a mangaka member of Dynamic Production. His real name is Tomoaki Saito (斉藤智昭, さいとう ともあき, saitou tomoaki). He was born in February 13, 1958 in the city of Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture. He joined Dynamic in 1970. His debut was in 1971 with the manga Hyakuen Byoin (100円病院) in the Bessatsu Shonen Magazine of Kodansha.

He was one of the first mangaka known outside Japan thanks to his collaborations in the magazines Heavy Metal with Being a Guy Is All True Grit (Otoko wa Dokyo, 男は度胸), and Epic Illustrated with Heart and Steel (which is one of the first manga published in English and also probably the first manga specifically created for the US market). His most representative work is Chijo Saikyo no Otoko: Ryu (地上最強の男 竜).

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