Yashichirō Takahashi (高橋 弥七郎 Takahashi Yashichirō?) is the author of the Shakugan no Shana light novels and, overall, the creator of the franchise. His has written two other series for Dengeki Bunko, A/B Extreme, which received an Honorable mention in the 8th Dengeki Novel Prize, and Kanae no Hoshi, which he started after the conclusion of Shakugan no Shana. He is a fan of tokusatsu hero TV shows, and in most of his works, he includes references to the 1996 tokusatsu show, Choukou Senshi Changéríon.


A/B Extreme seriesEdit

  • A/B Extreme - CASE-314 Emperor
  • A/B Extreme - Mask of Nicolaus
  • A/B Extreme - Dream of Abraxas

Shakugan no Shana seriesEdit

Kanae no HoshiEdit

  • Kanae no Hoshi
  • Kanae no Hoshi (2)
  • Kanae no Hoshi (3)


  • Bokusatsu Tenshi Dokuro-chan desu (collective writing)
  • "Happiness Hunting" (『幸福狩り』 Kōfukugari?) - a suspense horror one-shot short story published in Dengeki hp volume 23.

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Series Information
Production Light NovelsManga (Eternal Song) • Anime (DVD Releases)
People Yashichirō Takahashi (ThemesList of Changéríon references)Noizi ItōAyato SasakuraShii KiyaTakashi WatanabeKow Otani
Related Companies ASCII Media Works/MediaWorksDengekiJ.C.StaffGeneon Universal Entertainment
Dubs Geneon Universal EntertainmentFUNimation
Translations Viz Media
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