is a Japanese pharmacologist and novelist. Sena was a graduate student at Tohoku University when he wrote his prizewinning debut novel, Parasite Eve.
Writing careerHis most famous novel, Parasite Eve, was adapted into a film and a popular horror role-playing video game by Square. When Parasite Eve was adapted as a video game, Hideaki Sena did not learn the titles plot until it was completed, since the game was a collaboration between Square and his publisher. He is also the author of Brain Valley, for which he won the Nihon SF Taisho Award, and Tomorrow's Robots.
Personal lifeDr. Sena currently lives in Sendai, Japan where he lectures on microbiology and genre fiction. Sena is a pen name, while the author's real name is Suzuki.
- Parasite Eve (Kadokawa Bookstore, 1995 / Kadokawa Horror Library, 1996 / Shinchou Library, 2007)
- BRAIN VALLEY (Kadokawa Bookstore, 1997 / Kadokawa Library, 2000 / Shinchou Library, 2005)
- Novels & Science - Creation Surpassing the Science/Literature Boundary (Iwanami Bookstore, 1993)
- August Museum (Kadokawa Bookstore, 2000 / Kadokawa Library, 2003 / Shinchou Library, 2006)
- 21st Century Robot (Bungeishunju Bunshun New Works, 2001)
- The Rainbow Planetarium (Shoudensha, 2001) (Astronomic Museum, Gotou Planetarium) Set in Tounichi Tenmonkan Astronomic Museum
- Menzel's Chess Player (Koubunsha, 2001)
- Robot of Tomorrow (Bungeishinju, 2002)
- The Heart's Time Machine! - A Novel by Hideaki Sena / The Cooking Club (Kadokawa Bookstore, 2002)
- Robot Opera (Koubunsha, 2004)
- Descartes' Sealed Room (Shinchousha, 2005)
- The 9th Day - The Tragedy of Joy (Koubunsha, 2006)
- Science in Wonderland (Shoubunsha, 2006)
- Hideaki Sena's Essays on Robots (2008)
- Every Breath (2008)
- Computer Kakumei: Saikyou × Saisoku no Zunou Tanjou (2012)