Noriyuki Konishi hails from Shimabara City in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan. He debuted with E-CUFF in Monthly Shonen Jump Original in 1997. He is known in Japan for writing manga adaptations of AM Driver and Mushiking: King of the Beetles, along with Saiyuki Hiro Go-Ku Den!, Chohenshin Gag Gaiden!! Card Warrior Kamen Riders, Go-Go-Go Saiyuki: Shin Gokuden and more. Konishi was the recipient of the 38th Kodansha manga award in 2014 and the 60th Shogakukan manga award in 2015.