Hidetaka Tenjin works primarily as an illustrator, designer and concept artist and has provided illustrations for model kits ranging from Hasegawa’s MACROSS line to BANDAI SPIRITS’ GUNDAM and STAR WARS lines. In the field of anime, some of his most notable contributions include mechanical art for MACROSS ZERO, MACROSS FRONTIER and AQUARION and the creation of mechanical designs for HELLSING, MACROSS DELTA, KNIGHT’S & MAGIC, SUPER ROBOT WARS T, BACK ARROW and YASUKE. He also provided mechanical imagery and animation direction on STAR BLAZERS: SPACE BATTLESHIP YAMATO 2205. In addition to designing and illustrating, Tenjin is also a professional voice actor, with roles in anime such as Knight’s & Magic, Garo: Vanishing Line, The God of High School, and Jujutsu Kaisen, as well as the Japanese dub voice of Ryder Azadi in Star Wars: Rebels and Star Wars: Ahsoka.
Most recently, in 2022, he designed a four-legged robot for Sansei Technologies. He was also the recipient of Comic-Con International’s prestigious Inkpot Award. Seven volumes of his collected works have been released to date, with six in Japan and two internationally.