マンガ家。1979年「少年チャンピオン」の読切作品『ぼくの宇宙人』でデビュー。以後ギャグマンガをメインにエッセイ・コミックやSF・ホラー物も発表。94年『DAI-HONYA』(原作:田北鑑生)98年『SF大将』で星雲賞、95年『遠くへいきたい』で文春漫画賞を受賞。

主な作品に『るんるんカンパニー』『クルクルくりん』『愛のさかあがり』『キネコミカ』『石神伝説(未完)』『冷食捜査官』等。また洋画の日本語吹替や工事現場の「オジギビト」看板に関する研究著書がある。劇場版アニメ『WXIII機動警察パトレイバー』では脚本を担当。現在「新潮45」にてヤマザキマリとの合作『プリニウス』を連載。とりマリ&エゴサーチャーズというバンドで音楽活動も展開中。


"MickeyBird"Tori Miki is a Japanese Manga-ka. Tori was born on Feb. 23rd 1958. In 1979, won Shonen Champion magazine's Manga New Face Award by "Boku no Uchujin" (My Alien), which was inserted on the magazine.

He has been drawing gags, essay-comics, serious Mangas, on magazines for boys to science fiction class-magazines. Won Seiun Award on 1994 by"Dai-Honya" (Big Book Shop--story written by Takita Kansei) and 1998 by "SF Taisyo"(Science Fiction Master), Bunshun MangaAward on 1995 by "Toku he Ikitai"(Anywhere But Here / Intermezzo

Likes to record broadcasted crimes, accidents and disasters on video (He has appeared in Jean-Jacques Beineix's documentary "Otaku : fils de l'empire virtuel " ), collect photos of Ojigibito (characters on signboard announcing 'under construction'). Wrote the scenario for the Patlabor series movie "WXIII PATLABOR THE MOVIE 3"

Tori Miki is now serializing  "Plinivs"(Pliny / Pline, who was a naturalist and a naval commander of the early Roman Empire) with Yamazaki Mari(known for her comedy manga "Thermae Romae").