is a Japanese mangaka
. Residing in Tokyo, Japan, he is the creator, and artist for the Elfen Lied Manga series
and a consultant on its anime adaptation
. He is known to be an intensely private individual. As of 2011, he is currently working on a series called Nononono
for the same manga company
. Both series saw their serialized starts in the seinen magazine Weekly Young Jump
Shueisha publishing has happily confirmed the survival of all its employees, including Lynn Okamoto, following the March 2011 earthquakes and tsunami that struck Japan.
- Horror-fantasy author S.A. Swann acknowledged a debt to Lynn Okamoto and Elfen Lied for a medieval horror fantasy novel called Wolfbreed.
- Okamoto and Elfen Lied anime director Mamoru Kanbe are said to have clashed over Kanbe's decision to exclude the character of Nozomi from the anime.