士郎 “Shirow” 正宗 (Wikipedia) is a pen name. He made some clever science fiction comics in the 1980s.
- Appleseed (1985) Writer-artist
- Black Magic (1985) Writer-artist
- Dominion Tank Police (1986) Writer-artist
- “Black Magic M-66” (1987) Director
- The Ghost in the Shell (1989) Writer-artist
- Gundress (1999) Designer
- Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex (2002) Cooperation
The following make direct references to the Shirō Masamune tag.