Hideaki Sena, Ph.D. (瀬名 秀明, Sena Hideaki?, born 1968) is a Japanese pharmacologist and novelist. Sena was a graduate student at Tohoku University when he wrote his prizewinning debut novel, Parasite Eve.  Making him the first winner of Japan Horror Novel Award, which is relatively early in the development in Japanese Horros.
The novel was adapted into a film, a sequel was produced in the form of a popular horror role-playing game by Squaresoft, now known as Square-Enix. He is also the author of Brain Valley, for which he won the Nihon SF Taisho Award, and Tomorrow's Robots. Dr. 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.
Hideaki Sena gave an exclusive interview with Peter Gutiérrez on Firefox News.