Yūki Tabata (田畠裕基, Tabata Yūki) is a mangaka that created the Hungry Joker manga series published weekly in the magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump that has been published by Shueisha. It has been the 609th series that made his debut in Weekly Shōnen Jump. Tabata created a one-shot series that contains the same title. The one-shot has appeared in 2011 in issue 37. Everything is still unclear about Tabata, about where he was born, his birth date, his relationship with other manga artists. In 2011, the Hungry Joker one-shot has won the Golden Future Cup. The series won 5th place which landed him into serialization. The one-shot already reach high expectations and popularity.