Ami Shibata is a Japanese manga creator, illustrator and writer. She is known worldwide for the manga Papuwa, which also has two anime adaptations (one from 1992 and another one in 2003). Throughout her career she has worked on a variety of projects, such as the manga Blue Dragon ST, where several manga artists collaborated together.

As a part of the Download Starter, Shibata created new characters for Terra Battle when the game reached 1.1 million total downloads. Her characters are featured in the Tropical Haze daily quest.