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Yusuke Murata (村田 雄介, Murata Yūsuke?, born 4 July 1978 in Miyagi Prefecture), is a Japanese manga artist. He's known for his current manga Eyeshield 21. He works along Riichiro Inagaki, who works on the story of Eyeshield 21.
He was once the assistant and apprentice of Takeshi Obata of Hikaru no Go and Death Note fame. He had a number of one-shots published in Weekly Shonen Jump namely Partner (won the 122th Hop*Step award), Samui Hanashi (won the 2nd Prize in the 51th Akatsuka Award), Kaitou COLT and of course, Eyeshield 21 which was then serialized starting in Weekly Shonen Jump No. 34 2002. He is also responsible for designing Dust Man from Rockman 4 and Crystal Man from Rockman 5.
He wrote and drew a short story for the March 2008 issue of Jump Square, about a futuristic window washer.