Masato Natsumoto (夏元 雅人, Natsumoto Masato), born February 9 in Tokyo, is a mangaka and illustrator. He is popularly known for his manga adaption of the Record of Lodoss War series.
He loves his two cats, Mya and Nanao, and is a fan of the King of Fighters series.
- The King of Fighters: Kyo - both manga and the game
- Shinsetsu Samurai Spirits: Bushidou Retsuden - Neo Geo CD version only; for select images
- SNK Character Sounds Collection series - cover images
- The King of Fighters '96 Anthology - DNA Media Comics doujinshi; cover
- The King of Fighters '97 Anthology - DNA Media Comics doujinshi; cover
- The King of Fighters '98 Anthology - DNA Media Comics doujinshi; cover