Kobo may refer to:



First name

  • Kōbō Abe (1924–1993), pseudonym of Japanese writer, playwright, photographer and inventor Kimifusa Abe
  • Kōbō-Daishi, a posthumous name of Kūkai (774–835), Japanese monk, civil servant, scholar, poet, and artist
  • Kōbō Kenichi (born 1973), Japanese former sumo wrestler


Fictional characters

Other uses

  • KOBO, a radio station in California, US
  • Kobo Inc., a Canadian company, a subsidiary of Japanese e-commerce conglomerate Rakuten, that sells e-books and markets Kobo eReader hardware and software
  • KOBO (whale), a blue whale skeleton
  • Kobo, the subunit of the Nigerian naira currency

See also

  • Co-Bo, a wheel arrangement in the UIC classification system for railway locomotives
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