country of citizenship: Japan
language of expression: Japanese
educated at: Meiji University
occupation: novelist, science fiction writer
award received: Nihon SF Taisho Award, Honkaku Mystery Grand Prize, 角川小説賞, Seiun Award for Best Japanese Novel
Masaki Yamada (山田 正紀, Yamada Masaki, born January 16, 1950 in Nagoya) is a Japanese crime and science fiction author. He has won the Nihon SF Taisho Award, the Seiun Award three times, and an award for mystery fiction. His first story was published in 1974. His novel Aphrodite was translated into English in 2004. He also wrote After the Long Goodbye, a Ghost in the Shell-related novel.
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