Tsutomu Takahashi was born in Tokyo. His first manga was 'Jiraishin', and it appeared in Afternoon de Kodansha. His one-shot manga 'Alive' has been adapted into a film by Ryuhei Kitamura. His serials 'Skyhigh' and 'Blue Heaven' also know TV adaptations. In 2000, he began the serial 'Tetsuwan Girl' in the weekly magazine Morning.