Shinobu Kaitani is a mangaka from Kagoshima. Between 1998 and 2006 he made the baseball manga serial 'One Outs' in Business Jump. The series was relaunched in 2008. Kaitani's other serial is 'Liar Game', that commenced publication in Weekly Shonen Jump in 2005. It has also been adapted for television, and translated for the European and Chinese market.