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